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...
- 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...
- Canal+ (Canal Plus, French: [kanal plys], meaning 'Channel Plus'; sometimes abbreviated C+ or Canal) is a French premium television channel launched in...
- The Suez Canal (Arabic: قَنَاةُ ٱلسُّوَيْسِ, Qanātu as-Suways) is an artificial sea-level waterway in Egypt, connecting the Mediterranean Sea to the Red...
- 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 pudendal canal (also called Al****'s canal) is an anatomical structure in the pelvis through which the internal pudendal artery, internal pudendal...
- A root canal is the naturally occurring anatomic space within the root of a tooth. It consists of the pulp chamber (within the coronal part of the tooth)...
- Hyaloid canal (Cloquet's canal and Stilling's canal) is a small transparent canal running through the vitreous body from the optic nerve disc to the lens...
- canal (external acoustic meatus, external auditory meatus, EAM) is a pathway running from the outer ear to the middle ear. The adult human ear canal extends...
- 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...