Associations to the word «Duct»


DUCT, noun. A pipe, tube or canal which carries gas or liquid from one place to another.
DUCT, noun. An enclosure or channel for electrical cable runs.
DUCT, noun. (obsolete) Guidance; direction.
DUCT, verb. To channel something through a duct (or series of ducts)
DUCT ENGINE, noun. A form of jet engine that possesses an inlet duct, for example a turbojet, ramjet, turbofan. Rockets are not considered duct engines.
DUCT TAPE, noun. A generally gray waterproof tape used for many purposes, and possessing nearly mythic status in American culture. It is no longer used for constructing duct-work, as building codes require more advanced products.
DUCT TAPE, verb. (transitive) To use duct tape in order to tape one object to another.

Dictionary definition

DUCT, 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".
DUCT, noun. A continuous tube formed by a row of elongated cells lacking intervening end walls.
DUCT, noun. An enclosed conduit for a fluid.

Wise words

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