Meaning of DUCT in English


n. & v.


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.

Etymology: L ductus leading, aqueduct f. ducere duct- lead

Oxford English vocab.      Оксфордский английский словарь.