Meaning of CANAL in English

CANAL

transcription, транскрипция: [ kənæl ]

( canals)

1.

A canal is a long, narrow stretch of water that has been made for boats to travel along or to bring water to a particular area.

...the Grand Union Canal.

...Venetian canals and bridges.

N-COUNT

2.

A canal is a narrow tube inside your body for carrying food, air, or other substances.

...delaying the food’s progress through the alimentary canal.

N-COUNT : usu supp N

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