Meaning of CONDUIT in English

CONDUIT

/ ˈkɒndjuɪt; NAmE ˈkɑːnduɪt/ noun

1.

( technical ) a pipe, channel or tube which liquid, gas or electrical wire can pass through

2.

( formal ) a person, an organization or a country that is used to pass things or information to other people or places :

The organization had acted as a conduit for money from the arms industry.

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WORD ORIGIN

Middle English : from Old French , from medieval Latin conductus , from Latin conducere bring together.

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