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 are waterways channels, or artificial waterways, for water conveyance, or to service water transport vehicles. They may also help with irrigation...
- Canal+ (Canal Plus, French pronunciation: ​[kanal plys], meaning 'Channel Plus'; sometimes abbreviated C+) is a French premium television channel launched...
- Canal (Spanish: Canal de Panamá) is an artificial 82 km (51 mi) waterway in Panama that connects the Atlantic Ocean with the Pacific Ocean. The canal...
- The Suez Canal (Arabic: قناة السويس‎ qanāt as-suwēs) is an artificial sea-level waterway in Egypt, connecting the Mediterranean Sea to the Red Sea through...
- The Erie Canal is a canal in New York, United States that is part of the east–west, cross-state route of the New York State Canal System (formerly known...
- Grand Canal, known to the Chinese as the Jing–Hang Grand Canal (Chinese: 京杭大運河; pinyin: Jīng-Háng Dà Yùnhé; lit.: 'Capital–Hangzhou Grand Canal', or more...
- The adductor canal (subsartorial or Hunter’s canal) is an aponeurotic tunnel in the middle third of the thigh, extending from the apex of the femoral...
- The pudendal canal (also called Al****'s canal) is an anatomical structure in the pelvis through which the internal pudendal artery, internal pudendal...
- The ulnar canal or ulnar tunnel (also known as Guyon's canal or tunnel) is a semi-rigid longitudinal canal in the wrist that allows p****age of the ulnar...
- The anal canal is the terminal segment of the large intestine between the **** and ****, located below the level of the pelvic diaphragm. It is located...
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