Meaning of DUCT in English


n. & v.

n. 1 a channel or tube for conveying fluid, cable, etc. 2 a a tube in the body conveying secretions such as tears etc. b Bot. a tube formed by cells that have lost their intervening end walls, holding air, water, etc. convey through a duct.

[ L ductus leading, aqueduct f. ducere duct- lead ]

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