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Canal - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'Canal' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Canal [ n.]
- An artificial channel filled with water and designed for navigation, or for irrigating land, etc.
- A tube or duct; as, the alimentary canal; the semicircular canals of the ear.

Meaning of 'Canal' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . canal [ n]
Meaning (1):
- a bodily passage or tube lined with epithelial cells and conveying a secretion or other substance
Example in sentence:
  • poison is released through a channel in the snake's fangs;
  • the alimentary canal;
  • the tear duct was obstructed