Canal



an artificial waterway for navigation, irrigation, etc.
a long narrow arm of the sea penetrating far inland.
a tubular passage or cavity for food, air, etc., especially in an animal or plant; a duct.
channel; watercourse.
Astronomy. one of the long, narrow, dark lines on the surface of the planet Mars, as seen telescopically from the earth.
to make a canal through.
noun
an artificial waterway constructed for navigation, irrigation, water power, etc
any of various tubular passages or ducts: the alimentary canal
any of various elongated intercellular spaces in plants
(astronomy) any of the indistinct surface features of Mars originally thought to be a network of channels but not seen on close-range photographs. They are caused by an optical illusion in which faint geological features appear to have a geometric structure
verb (transitive) -nals, -nalling, -nalled (US) -nals, -naling, -naled
to dig a canal through
to provide with a canal or canals
n.

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