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A tube, pipe, or protected trough for electric wires
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  1. A tube, pipe, or protected trough for electric wires
  2. A pipe or channel for conveying fluids
  3. A means by which something is transmitted:
A hollow cylinder or pipe of metal, glass, rubber, etc., usually long in proportion to its diameter, used for conveying fluids, etc.
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  1. A hollow cylinder or pipe of metal, glass, rubber, etc., usually long in proportion to its diameter, used for conveying fluids, etc.
  2. A cylindrical container made of thin, pliable metal, plastic, etc., fitted at one end with a screw cap, and used for holding pastes or semiliquids, which can be squeezed out
  3. (Elec.) The tubular space bounded by the lines of electric or magnetic force passing through every point on a closed curve on the outside of a charged body
A river artificially improved by locks, levees, etc. to permit navigation
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  1. A river artificially improved by locks, levees, etc. to permit navigation
  2. An artificial waterway or artificially improved river used for travel, shipping, or irrigation.
  3. Any of the long, narrow lines once perceived to be on the surface of the planet Mars as seen through earth telescopes: at one time thought by some to be actual canals but now known to be optical illusions
A tube, channel, or canal through which a gas or liquid moves
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  1. A tube, channel, or canal through which a gas or liquid moves
  2. (Anatomy) A tubular bodily canal or passage, especially one for carrying a glandular secretion:
  3. A tube or tubelike structure through which something flows, especially a tube in the body for carrying a fluid secreted that is by a gland.
A part of a meal served at one time
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  1. A part of a meal served at one time
  2. (Sports) A designated route or area on which a race is held:
  3. A complete body of prescribed studies constituting a curriculum:
A person, animal, or plant that serves as a host for a pathogen and can transmit it to others, but is immune to it. Mosquitoes are carriers of malaria.
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  1. A person, animal, or plant that serves as a host for a pathogen and can transmit it to others, but is immune to it. Mosquitoes are carriers of malaria.
  2. A sling worn around the upper body of an adult and designed to hold a baby against the adult's torso
  3. (Genetics) An individual that carries one gene for a particular recessive trait. A carrier does not express the trait but, when mated with another carrier, can produce offspring that do.
(Printing) The white space formed by the inner margins of two facing pages, as of a book.
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  1. (Printing) The white space formed by the inner margins of two facing pages, as of a book.
  2. One who or that which guts.
  3. A narrow channel along the side of a road or street, to carry off water, as to a sewer
(Obs.) Plowed land
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  1. (Obs.) Plowed land
  2. A rut, groove, or narrow depression:
  3. A long, narrow, shallow trench made in the ground by a plow.
Any similarly shaped vessel, as one for kneading or washing something
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  1. Any similarly shaped vessel, as one for kneading or washing something
  2. A long, narrow, open container of wood, stone, etc. for holding water or food for animals
  3. A narrow, elongated region of relatively low atmospheric pressure occurring at the ground surface or in the upper atmosphere, and often associated with a front.
An underground or underwater passage.
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  1. An underground or underwater passage.
  2. A passageway, as through a mountain or under a body of water, as for automotive or rail traffic
  3. Any similar passage, as one in a mine
A channel in which the tide sets.
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  1. A channel in which the tide sets.
  2. A channel through which a tide runs
  3. A channel in which a tidal current runs.
A position of difficulty, perplexity, distress, or need:
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  1. A position of difficulty, perplexity, distress, or need:
  2. (Rare) A narrow passage
  3. A narrow waterway joining two larger bodies of water. The Strait of Gibraltar, for example, connects the Mediterranean Sea with the Atlantic Ocean.
The narrowest part of any object, considered to be like a neck
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  1. The narrowest part of any object, considered to be like a neck
  2. A narrow or constricted area of a bodily structure, as of a bone, that joins its parts; a cervix.
  3. A narrow part between the head, or end, and the body, or base, of any object
A wide channel or strait linking two large bodies of water or separating an island from the mainland
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  1. A wide channel or strait linking two large bodies of water or separating an island from the mainland
  2. (Med.) A long probe used in examining body cavities
  3. A long, relatively wide body of water, larger than a strait or a channel, connecting larger bodies of water.
A steady onward movement or course
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  1. A steady onward movement or course
  2. Any of several extensive human populations associated with broadly defined regions of the world and distinguished from one another on the basis of inheritable physical characteristics, traditionally conceived as including such traits as pigmentation, hair texture, and facial features. Because the number of genes responsible for such physical variations is tiny in comparison to the size of the human genome and because genetic variation among members of a traditionally recognized racial group is generally as great as between two such groups, most scientists now consider race to be primarily a social rather than a scientific concept.
  3. A series of such competitions for horses, cars, etc. on a regular course
A racetrack for drag racing, stock cars, etc.
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  1. A racetrack for drag racing, stock cars, etc.
  2. An easily-accessible conduit or tray for organizing runs of data or power cabling.
  3. A course or track for racing, especially harness racing.
A stream or river.
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  1. A stream or river.
  2. A stream of water; river, brook, etc.
  3. Any channel, either natural or artificial, through which water flows
A channel at the edge of a ship's deck to drain away water.
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  1. A channel at the edge of a ship's deck to drain away water.
  2. A channel or runnel through or along which water runs
  3. A navigable body of water, such as a river, channel, or canal.
The water held back by or passing through such a gate
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  1. The water held back by or passing through such a gate
  2. An artificial channel or passage for water, having a gate or valve at its head to regulate the flow, as in a canal or millstream
  3. Any channel, esp. one for excess water
An artificial channel for water, with or without a floodgate; sluice
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  1. An artificial channel for water, with or without a floodgate; sluice
  2. An artificial channel, especially one for carrying off a portion of the current of a stream, canal, or other larger body of water.
An artificial, usually underground conduit for carrying off sewage or rainwater.
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  1. An artificial, usually underground conduit for carrying off sewage or rainwater.
  2. A small tortricid moth whose larva sews together the edges of a leaf by means of silk.
  3. One that sews:
A principal pipe, conduit, or line in a distribution system for water, gas, electricity, etc.
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  1. A principal pipe, conduit, or line in a distribution system for water, gas, electricity, etc.
  2. Physical strength:
  3. The chief or largest part:
A major route of transportation into which local routes flow:
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  1. A major route of transportation into which local routes flow:
  2. Any one of the system of thick-walled blood vessels that carry blood away from the heart
  3. A main road or channel
A more or less continuous body of minerals, igneous or sedimentary rock, etc., occupying a fissure or zone, differing in nature from the enclosing rock, and usually deposited from solution by circulating water
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  1. A more or less continuous body of minerals, igneous or sedimentary rock, etc., occupying a fissure or zone, differing in nature from the enclosing rock, and usually deposited from solution by circulating water
  2. Course or tenor of thought, feeling, action, etc.
  3. One of the narrow, usually branching tubes or supporting parts forming the framework of an insect's wing or a leaf. Veins in insect wings carry hemolymph and contain a nerve. Veins in leaves contain vascular tissue, with the xylem usually occurring on the upper side of the vein (bringing in water and nutrients) and the phloem on the lower side (carrying away food).
A narrow platform extending from a stage out into the audience
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  1. A narrow platform extending from a stage out into the audience
  2. An airstrip, a (usually) paved section on which planes land or take off
  3. A strip of leveled, usually paved ground, for use by airplanes in taking off and landing
Alternative form of deech.
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  1. Alternative form of deech.
  2. A long narrow trench or furrow dug in the ground, as for irrigation, drainage, or a boundary line.
A deep furrow in the ground, ocean floor, etc.
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  1. A deep furrow in the ground, ocean floor, etc.
  2. A long, narrow ditch dug by soldiers for cover and concealment, with the removed earth heaped up in front
  3. A long, steep-sided valley on the ocean floor. Trenches form when one tectonic plate slides beneath another plate at a subduction zone. The Marianas Trench, located in the western Pacific east of the Philippines, is the deepest known trench (10,924 m or 35,831 ft) and the deepest area in the ocean.
A deep wide ditch, usually filled with water, typically surrounding a fortified medieval town, fortress, or castle as a protection against assault.
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  1. A deep wide ditch, usually filled with water, typically surrounding a fortified medieval town, fortress, or castle as a protection against assault.
  2. A deep, broad ditch dug around a fortress or castle, and often filled with water, for protection against invasion
  3. A ditch similar to one surrounding a fortification:
A pipe or channel designed to transport water from a remote source, usually by gravity.
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  1. A pipe or channel designed to transport water from a remote source, usually by gravity.
  2. A large pipe or conduit made for bringing water from a distant source
  3. A bridgelike structure for carrying a water conduit or canal across a river or valley
A long, deep, narrow valley with steep cliff walls, cut into the Earth by running water and often having a stream at the bottom.
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  1. A long, deep, narrow valley with steep cliff walls, cut into the Earth by running water and often having a stream at the bottom.
A pipe for carrying off waste water, etc., from a sink or cesspool.
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  1. A pipe for carrying off waste water, etc., from a sink or cesspool.
A tubular organ or canal of the body
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  1. A tubular organ or canal of the body
  2. A long tube of clay, concrete, metal, plastic, etc., for conveying water, gas, oil, etc. or for use in construction
  3. A device for smoking, consisting of a tube of wood, clay, or other material with a small bowl at one end.
The part of a body of liquid or gas that has a continuous onward movement:
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  1. The part of a body of liquid or gas that has a continuous onward movement:
  2. A flow of positive electric charge. The strength of current flow in any medium is related to voltage differences in that medium, as well as the electrical properties of the medium, and is measured in amperes. Since electrons are stipulated to have a negative charge, current in an electrical circuit actually flows in the opposite direction of the movement of electrons.
  3. A steady, smooth onward flow or movement:
A floodlight, specifically a unit that produces a beam of intense light.
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  1. A floodlight, specifically a unit that produces a beam of intense light.
  2. In the Bible, the covering of the earth with water that occurred during the time of Noah.
  3. A large amount or number, especially when moving from one place to another:
Waters suitable for deep-draft ships, especially ocean-going.
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  1. Waters suitable for deep-draft ships, especially ocean-going.
  2. (Idiomatic) A difficult or embarrassing situation.
Any deep groove or hole that is considered a blemish
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  1. Any deep groove or hole that is considered a blemish
  2. A chisel with a curved, hollowed blade, for cutting grooves or holes in wood
  3. A groove or hole scooped with or as if with such a chisel.
A channel along or under the eaves of a roof, to carry off rainwater
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  1. A channel along or under the eaves of a roof, to carry off rainwater
  2. A channel or groove like a gutter, as the groove on either side of a bowling alley
  3. A narrow channel along the side of a road or street, to carry off water, as to a sewer
A cut or tear, esp. one that is long and straight
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  1. A cut or tear, esp. one that is long and straight
  2. A long, straight, narrow cut or opening.
To fix the order of procedure of (a series of operations, etc.)
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  1. To fix the order of procedure of (a series of operations, etc.)
  2. To send or forward by a specific route.
  3. To direct, send, forward, or transport by a specified route
To cause to happen, come, etc.; give
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  1. To cause to happen, come, etc.; give
  2. To ask, direct, or command to go
  3. To direct (a person) to a source of information; refer:
To manage or regulate the business or affairs of; be in charge of:
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  1. To manage or regulate the business or affairs of; be in charge of:
  2. To order or cause a person or entity to carry out a course of action; more generally, to govern an enterprise or activity. Of a judge, the giving of a verbal instruction to a witness or jury to behave in a certain way, as in, “the witness is directed to answer yes or no to the questions” or “the jury is directed to disregard the defendant’s outburst.” To order or cause a person or entity to carry out a course of action; more generally, to govern an enterprise or activity. Of a judge, the giving of a verbal instruction to a witness or jury to behave in a certain way, as in, “the witness is directed to answer yes or no to the questions” or “the jury is directed to disregard the defendant’s outburst.”
  3. In a direct manner; directly
To have a central theme or concern; be focused:
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  1. To have a central theme or concern; be focused:
  2. To direct toward a center or central point; concentrate or focus:
  3. To furnish with a center
To collect or focus (one's thoughts, efforts, etc.)
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  1. To collect or focus (one's thoughts, efforts, etc.)
  2. (Intransitive) To bring to, or direct toward, a common center; to unite more closely; to gather into one body, mass, or force.
  3. To direct or draw toward a common center; focus.
To tend toward or approach an intersecting point:
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  1. To tend toward or approach an intersecting point:
  2. To tend toward or approach an intersecting point.
  3. To come together or tend to come together at a point
To adjust or become adjusted to a focus
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  1. To adjust or become adjusted to a focus
  2. To concentrate on a particular location; to localize
  3. To focus, or to adjust a focus
(Mathematics) A fixed point or one of a pair of fixed points used in generating a curve such as an ellipse, parabola, or hyperbola.
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  1. (Mathematics) A fixed point or one of a pair of fixed points used in generating a curve such as an ellipse, parabola, or hyperbola.
  2. To bring into focus
  3. To render (an object or image) in clear outline or sharp detail by adjustment of one's vision or an optical device; bring into focus.
To take further; advance:
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  1. To take further; advance:
  2. To act as a bearer:
  3. To sing (a melody, for example) on key:
To direct the course of; manage or control:
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  1. To direct the course of; manage or control:
  2. To be able to transmit or carry; convey
  3. (Music) To direct the performance of (an orchestra or chorus, for example).
To serve as a channel or medium for; transmit
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  1. To serve as a channel or medium for; transmit
  2. To serve as a medium of transmission for; transmit:
  3. To take from one place to another; transport; carry
To send or cause to go from one person or place to another, esp. across intervening space or distance; transfer; dispatch; convey
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  1. To send or cause to go from one person or place to another, esp. across intervening space or distance; transfer; dispatch; convey
  2. To cause something such as an infection to spread; pass on.
  3. To impart or convey to others by inheritance.
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