conduit

[ kon-dwit ]

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Part of Speech

noun

Origin + Etymology

Middle English; Latin

from Old French, from medieval Latin conductus, from Latin conducere ‘bring together’

Synonyms

  • duct
  • pipe
  • pipeline

Antonyms

  • stopper
  • patch

Definition

a pipe, tube, or the like, for conveying water or other fluid

Example

The water is brought into town via a mile-long conduit.

Usage Over Time

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