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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Direct the flow of; Provide (a city) with a waterway.

Usage examples (28)
  • "canalize" the waterways that the canal had originally avoided: The Mohawk, Oswego, Seneca and Clyde rivers and Oneida Lake.
  • Used in the defense, persistent chemical agents can deny the enemy certain terrain and canalize attacking forces.
  • Also, France, Germany, and Luxembourg agreed to canalize the Moselle River, connecting the Lorraine steel industry with the Ruhr Valley.
  • I canalize most readily and learned very early indeed how to predict and avoid incidents which would result in Daddy's applying his theories and his hand. for more
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