Associations to the word «Tunnel»


TUNNEL, noun. An underground or underwater passage.
TUNNEL, noun. A passage through or under some obstacle.
TUNNEL, noun. A hole in the ground made by an animal, a burrow.
TUNNEL, noun. (computing) (networking) A wrapper for a protocol that cannot otherwise be used because it is unsupported, blocked, or insecure.
TUNNEL, noun. A vessel with a broad mouth at one end, a pipe or tube at the other, for conveying liquor, fluids, etc., into casks, bottles, or other vessels; a funnel.
TUNNEL, noun. The opening of a chimney for the passage of smoke; a flue.
TUNNEL, noun. (mining) A level passage driven across the measures, or at right angles to veins which it is desired to reach; distinguished from the drift, or gangway, which is led along the vein when reached by the tunnel.
TUNNEL, verb. (transitive) To make a tunnel through or under something, to burrow.
TUNNEL, verb. (intransitive) To make a tunnel.
TUNNEL BROKER, noun. (computer networking) a service which provides a network tunnel
TUNNEL BROKERS, noun. Plural of tunnel broker
TUNNEL DIODE, noun. (physics) A semiconductor diode that has negative resistance in the forward direction of its operating range due to quantum effects.
TUNNEL DISEASE, noun. Ancylostomiasis
TUNNEL OF LOVE, noun. A carnival dark ride for couples, either relaxing and romantic, or spooky (encouraging the couple to cling to one another).
TUNNEL OF LOVE, noun. (slang) birth canal
TUNNEL RAT, noun. (informal) A soldier trained to enter enemy enclosed spaces like tunnel systems to search them and eliminate and/or capture any occupants.
TUNNEL RATS, noun. Plural of tunnel rat
TUNNEL STERN, noun. A kind of motorboat stern, for use in shallow waters, in which the propeller is housed in a tunnel and does not extend below the greatest draft.
TUNNEL STERNS, noun. Plural of tunnel stern
TUNNEL VISION, noun. A restricted field of vision as the result of looking through some type of object or a medical condition.
TUNNEL VISION, noun. (figuratively) To focus one's attention on one specific item or event, to the exclusion of everything else.; a one-track mind

Dictionary definition

TUNNEL, noun. A passageway through or under something, usually underground (especially one for trains or cars); "the tunnel reduced congestion at that intersection".
TUNNEL, noun. A hole made by an animal, usually for shelter.
TUNNEL, verb. Move through by or as by digging; "burrow through the forest".
TUNNEL, verb. Force a way through.

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