Associations to the word «Canal»


CANAL, noun. An artificial waterway, often connecting one body of water with another
CANAL, noun. A tubular channel within the body.
CANAL, verb. To dig an artificial waterway in or to (a place), especially for drainage
CANAL, verb. To travel along a canal by boat
CANAL COAL, noun. Alternative form of cannel coal
CANAL OF HERING, noun. Any of the intrahepatic bile ductules, part of the outflow system of exocrine bile product from the liver.
CANAL OF SCHLEMM, noun. (anatomy) Alternative form of Schlemm's canal
CANAL ZONE, proper noun. The common shortening of Panama Canal Zone.
CANAL ZONE, proper noun. The shortening of Suez Canal Zone.

Dictionary definition

CANAL, noun. (astronomy) an indistinct surface feature of Mars once thought to be a system of channels; they are now believed to be an optical illusion.
CANAL, noun. A bodily passage or tube lined with epithelial cells and conveying a secretion or other substance; "the tear duct was obstructed"; "the alimentary canal"; "poison is released through a channel in the snake's fangs".
CANAL, noun. Long and narrow strip of water made for boats or for irrigation.
CANAL, verb. Provide (a city) with a canal.

Wise words

Wisdom does not show itself so much in precept as in life - in firmness of mind and a mastery of appetite. It teaches us to do, as well as talk, and to make our words and actions all of a color.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca