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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A workman employed in excavating a passageway through or under something, usually underground

Usage examples (16)
  • Verb (used with object) : to tunnel a mountain. ,to tunnel a passage under a river. ,The river tunneled its way through the mountain
  • Verb (used without object) : to tunnel through the Alps
  • In the limited glow he saw the first tunneler clearly enough.
  • He followed the tunneler up the grade, finding it steep enough to be difficult. for more
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