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1. canal

noun. ['kəˈnæl'] a bodily passage or tube lined with epithelial cells and conveying a secretion or other substance.

Synonyms

  • epididymis
  • pore
  • sinus
  • gastrointestinal tract
  • GI tract
  • cerebral aqueduct
  • spinal canal
  • common bile duct
  • ductus deferens
  • umbilical
  • umbilical cord
  • vertebral canal
  • canaliculus
  • sinus venosus sclerae
  • inguinal canal
  • Sylvian aqueduct
  • lacrimal duct
  • hepatic duct
  • ureter
  • canal of Schlemm
  • passageway
  • digestive tract
  • bile duct
  • alimentary tract
  • ejaculatory duct
  • lymph vessel
  • lymphatic vessel
  • aqueductus cerebri
  • nasolacrimal duct
  • canalis cervicis uteri
  • ampulla
  • vagina
  • canalis vertebralis
  • bronchiole
  • salivary duct
  • Haversian canal
  • epithelial duct
  • duct
  • Schlemm's canal
  • ductulus
  • canalis inguinalis
  • channel
  • passage
  • lactiferous duct
  • alimentary canal
  • urethra
  • vas deferens
  • pancreatic duct
  • tear duct
  • lachrymal duct
  • cartilaginous tube
  • seminal duct
  • venous sinus
  • cervical canal
  • digestive tube

Antonyms

  • expand
  • uncut
  • switch on
  • strengthen

Etymology

  • canalis (Latin)
  • canna (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Canal

  • institucional
  • internacional
  • nasional
  • commerciale
  • carvajal
  • carbajal
  • rationale
  • perceval
  • maneval
  • dolezal
  • pascale
  • pascal
  • nadal
  • l'oreal
  • generale
  • coval
  • chaparral
  • cargal
  • amaral
  • yigal
  • vitale
  • vidal
  • roubal
  • prchal
  • locale
  • lasalle
  • huval
  • duval
  • doral
  • devalle

How do you pronounce canal?

Pronounce canal as kəˈnæl.

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Example sentences of the word canal


1. Adjective
Water that seeps into unconfined aquifers may also originate from urban sources, such as canal and drain runoff.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Wipe the inside of the ear and let the solution drip down into the ear canal.

Quotes containing the word canal


1. Tie me up, please..."Chantal said. They looked above at some vines and roots hanging down from the grassy area above the depression in the canal they were standing in. She was in his hands—he had to comply.A little bit of kink was one of the most delicious of erotic pleasures. Catholic school girls were often the horniest—Brett could hardly contain his elation.
- Jess C. Scott, Catholic School Girls Rule

2. canal

verb. ['kəˈnæl'] provide (a city) with a canal.

Synonyms

  • canalize
  • provide
  • render
  • furnish
  • canalise

Antonyms

  • attend
  • increased
  • erase
  • unabridged

Etymology

  • canalis (Latin)
  • canna (Latin)

3. canal

noun. ['kəˈnæl'] long and narrow strip of water made for boats or for irrigation.

Synonyms

  • lock chamber
  • waterway
  • cut
  • lock
  • watercourse
  • raceway
  • ship canal
  • lockage
  • industrial watercourse
  • race

Antonyms

  • thicken
  • inflate
  • deflate
  • increase

Etymology

  • canalis (Latin)
  • canna (Latin)

4. canal

noun. ['kəˈnæl'] (astronomy) an indistinct surface feature of Mars once thought to be a system of channels; they are now believed to be an optical illusion.

Antonyms

  • undiluted

Etymology

  • canalis (Latin)
  • canna (Latin)
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