Definition of Canal. Meaning of Canal. Synonyms of Canal

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Definition of Canal

Canal
Canal Ca*nal", n. A long and relatively narrow arm of the sea, approximately uniform in width; -- used chiefly in proper names; as, Portland Canal; Lynn Canal. [Alaska]
Canal
Canal Ca*nal", n. [F. canal, from L. canalis canal, channel; prob. from a root signifying ``to cut'; cf. D. kanaal, fr. the French. Cf. Channel, Kennel gutter.] 1. An artificial channel filled with water and designed for navigation, or for irrigating land, etc. 2. (Anat.) A tube or duct; as, the alimentary canal; the semicircular canals of the ear. Canal boat, a boat for use on a canal; esp. one of peculiar shape, carrying freight, and drawn by horses walking on the towpath beside the canal. Canal lock. See Lock.

Meaning of Canal from wikipedia

- Canals or artificial waterways are waterways or engineered channels built for drainage management (e.g. flood control and irrigation) or for conveyancing...
- Canal+ (Canal Plus, French pronunciation: ​[kanal plus], meaning 'Channel Plus'; sometimes abbreviated C+ or Canal) is a French premium television channel...
- The Suez Canal (Arabic: قَنَاةُ ٱلسُّوَيْسِ‎, Qanātu as-Suways) is an artificial sea-level waterway in Egypt, connecting the Mediterranean Sea to the...
- The Panama Canal (Spanish: Canal de Panamá) is an artificial 82 km (51 mi) waterway in Panama that connects the Atlantic Ocean with the Pacific Ocean...
- 460972; 4.464355 (The Canal) The Saintes Maries de la Mer Speed Canal, known to windsurfers as The Canal, is a man-made canal or trench near the French...
- The Erie Canal is a canal that traverses east–west through upstate New York, eastern United States, as part of the cross-state route of the New York State...
- The Grand Canal, known to the Chinese as the Jing–Hang Grand Canal (simplified Chinese: 京杭大运河; traditional Chinese: 京杭大運河; pinyin: Jīng-Háng Dà Yùnhé;...
- The pudendal canal (also called Al****'s canal) is an anatomical structure in the pelvis through which the internal pudendal artery, internal pudendal...
- The palato****l canal (also pharyngeal canal) is a canal between the sphenoid bone and the palatine bone that connects the nasopharynx with the pterygopalatine...
- The canal containing the nasolacrimal duct is called the nasolacrimal canal. It is formed by indentations in the inferior nasal conchae, maxilla and lacrimal...