canal

an artificial (man-made) waterway built either to connect natural waterways or to make navigation possible on an existing waterway

Canal

Canals and navigations are human-made channels for water, which are generally both referred to in the vernacular as `canals`. The main difference between them is that a navigation parallels a river and shares its drainage basin, while a canal cuts across a drainage divide. == Types of artificial waterways == In more technical terms, a navigation.....
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Cañal

People from the municipality of Ooststellingwerf, Friesland. ...
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Canal

(from the article `Wajda, Andrzej`) ...film directing at the Leon Schiller State Theatre and Film School at ód. His first three films, Pokolenie (1954; A Generation), Kana (1957; ...
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canal

(kә-nal´) a relatively narrow tubular passage or channel.
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canal

[n] - (astronomy) an indistinct surface feature of Mars once thought to be a system of channels 2. [n] - long and narrow strip of water made for boats or for irrigation 3. [v] - provide with a canal, as of a city
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Canal

• (n.) A tube or duct; as, the alimentary canal; the semicircular canals of the ear. • (n.) An artificial channel filled with water and designed for navigation, or for irrigating land, etc. • (n.) A long and relatively narrow arm of the sea, approximately uniform in width; -- used chiefly in proper names; as, Portland Canal; Lynn Can...
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canal

noun long and narrow strip of water made for boats or for irrigation
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Canal

[anatomy] In anatomy, a canal (or canalis in Latin) is a tubular passage or channel which connect different regions of the body. Examples include: ...
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canal

Click images to enlargeArtificial waterway constructed for drainage, irrigation, or navigation. Irrigation canals carry water for irrigation from rivers, reservoirs, or wells, and are designed to maintain an even flow of water over the whole length. Navigation and ship canals are constructed at one level between locks, an...
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Canal

Ca·nal' noun [ French canal , from Latin canalis canal, channel; probably from a root signifying 'to cut'; confer Dutch kanaal , from the French. Confer Channel , Kennel gutter.] 1. An artificial channel filled with water and designed for navigation, or for ...
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Canal

A canal is an artificial water-course for the transportation of goods or passengers by boats or ships, or for purposes of drainage or irrigation. The canals most familiar to ordinary readers are for navigation. These consist usually of a number of different sections, each on one level throughout its course, but differing in relative height from the...
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Canal

A constructed open channel for transporting water.
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canal

A duct or channel; a tubular structure. A canal or channel. ... See: canal, duct. ... Synonym: canalis. ... Origin: L. Canalis ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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Canal

a man made waterway used for navigation. A canal can also called a Cut
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canal

A relatively narrow tubular passage or channel.
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Canal

A relatively narrow tubular passage or channel.
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Canal

a tunnel-like passage
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Canal

a waterway built to let boats navigate the waters
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Canal

An artificial channel of water used by boats and originally designed for the transportation of goods.
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Canal

An artificial or man-made river channel.
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Canal

An artificial watercourse cut through a land area for such uses as navigation and irrigation.
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Canal

An artificial waterway for transportation or irrigation. Canal and irrigation ditch banks are often used as trails.
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canal

Artificial waterway constructed for drainage, irrigation, or navigation. Irrigation canals carry water for irrigation from rivers, reservoirs, or wells, and are designed to maintain an even flow of...
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canal

canal, an artificial waterway constructed for navigation or for the movement of water. The digging of canals for irrigation probably dates back to the beginnings of agriculture, and traces of canals have been found in the regions of ancient civilizations. Canals are also used to provide municipal an...
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