Duct - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |dʌkt|  American pronunciation of the word duct
Brit.  |dʌkt|  British pronunciation of the word duct

noun

- a bodily passage or tube lined with epithelial cells and conveying a secretion or other substance(syn: canal, channel)

the tear duct was obstructed

- a continuous tube formed by a row of elongated cells lacking intervening end walls
- an enclosed conduit for a fluid

Examples

...air ducts to provide ventilation...

Compressed air is ducted from the compressors to jets.

an outflow of gas escaping from the main duct

Word forms

noun
singular: duct
plural: ducts
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