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conduit

Saltos de línea: con|duit
Pronunciación: /ˈkɒndjʊɪt
 
, ˈkɒndɪt
 
/

Definición de conduit en inglés:

sustantivo

1A channel for conveying water or other fluid: nearby springs supplied the conduit which ran into the brewery
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  • In this case, the floor drain provided a conduit to the storm water sewer and a nearby creek or drain.
  • Roads, railways, water supply conduits, power and communication lines, towns and cities were built to a high technical standard.
  • They consist of a single piece of hardened steel, and their hydraulic fluid conduits are contained in the jacks' interiors, allowing for safer, more efficient operation.
1.1A person or organization that acts as a channel for the transmission of something: as an actor you have to be a conduit for other people’s words
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  • Microsoft issued a workaround today to guard against a serious vulnerability in Internet Explorer which created a way for hackers to turn popular websites into conduits for viral transmission.
  • The spectacular advance of AIDS resulted from a virus given new routes of entry: widespread increases in certain lifestyle practices provided a conduit for efficient transmission.
  • They do not enlighten but are used as conduits for making money by religious organizations.
2A tube or trough for protecting electric wiring: the gas pipe should not be close to any electrical conduit [mass noun]: the cable must be protected by conduit
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  • Your cable should be protected in a conduit, a plastic tube for electrical wires, so you won't dig into it accidentally.
  • Some of the additions are invisible, such as the minilab in a former coat closet and the metal conduit tubing placed over electrical wires to meet code requirements.
  • Its telecommunications and electronics group produces electrical connectors, conduits, printed circuit boards, and undersea fiber-optic cable.
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Origen

Middle English: from Old French, from medieval Latin conductus, from Latin conducere 'bring together' (see conduct).

Palabras que riman con conduit

Chindit

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