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Duct

Duct appears in the following tongue twister:

  • How many ducks could a duck duct-tape, if a duck could duct-tape ducks?

The following statistics are based on the British National Corpus, so they are representative for the British English.

Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun duct:

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Definition of the noun duct

What does duct mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: ducts

  1. a bodily passage or tube lined with epithelial cells and conveying a secretion or other substance
  2. a continuous tube formed by a row of elongated cells lacking intervening end walls
  3. an enclosed conduit for a fluid
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • more generic word: conduit = a passage (a pipe or tunnel) through which water or electric wires can pass
    • more specific terms:

Alternative definition of the noun duct

noun

  1. A pipe, tube or canal which carries air or liquid from one place to another.
  2. [obsolete] Guidance; direction.

Definition of the verb duct

What does duct mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: ducted | ducting | ducts

  1. To channel something through a duct (or series of ducts)

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"Duct" is an artwork by Alison Watt.

Miscellanea

  1. Duct: Ducts are used in heating, ventilation, and air conditioning to deliver and remove air. The needed airflows include, for example, supply air, return air, and exhaust air.Ducts commonly also deliver ventilation air as part of the supply air. As such, air ducts are one method of ensuring acceptable indoor air quality as well as thermal comfort.
  2. Duct: Industrial exhaust ducts are pipe systems that connect hoods to industrial chimneys through other components of exhaust systems like fans, collectors, etc. Ducts are low-pressure pneumatic conveyors to convey dust, particles, shavings, fumes, or chemical hazardous components from air in the vicinity to a shop floor or any other specific locations like tanks, sanding machines, or laboratory hoods. Ducts can be fabricated from a variety of materials including carbon steel and stainless steel.

Phrases with Duct

Phrases starting with the word Duct:

  1. duct tape
  2. duct gland
  3. Duct Engine

Phrases ending with the word Duct:

  1. air duct
  2. Bus Duct
  3. bile duct
  4. tear duct
  5. sweat duct
  6. hepatic duct
  7. seminal duct
  8. Efferent Duct
  9. lacrimal duct
  10. salivary duct
  11. thoracic duct
  12. Wolffian Duct
  13. lachrymal duct
  14. Müllerian Duct
  15. epithelial duct
  16. pancreatic duct
  17. common bile duct

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Duct

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Google previewMorphological Mouse Phenotyping (2017)

Anatomy, Histology and Imaging by Jesus Ruberte, Ana Carretero, Marc Navarro

The cochlear duct is a spirally-wound tube which follows the shape of the spiral canal of the cochlea.

Google previewThe Developing Human, Clinically Oriented Embryology (2016)

Medicine, Medicine by CTI Reviews

A bile duct is any of a number of long tubelike structures that carry bile.

Google previewParamedic Care Principles and Practices (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Bile duct: A bile duct is any of a number of long tubelike structures that carry bile. Bile, required...

Common bile duct: The common bile duct is a tubelike anatomic structure in the human gastrointestinal tract. It is formed...

Google previewSeeley's Anatomy and Physiology (2016)

Biology, Human biology by CTI Reviews

A bile duct is any of a number of long tubelike structures that carry bile. Bile, required for the...

The common bile duct is a tubelike anatomic structure in the human gastrointestinal tract. It is formed by the union of the...

Google previewMemmlers the Human Body in Health and Disease (2016)

by CTI Reviews

The common bile duct is a tubelike anatomic structure in the human gastrointestinal tract.

It arises from the celiac artery and has the following branches: The common hepatic duct is the duct formed by the convergence of the right hepatic ...

Google previewPrinciples of Human Physiology (2016)

by CTI Reviews

A bile duct is any of a number of long tubelike structures that carry bile. Bile, required for the digestion of food,

The common bile duct is a tubelike anatomic structure in the human gastrointestinal tract. It is formed by the union of the common ...

Google previewJunqueiras Basic Histology, Text and Atlas (2016)

Biology, Human biology by CTI Reviews

The common bile duct is a tubelike anatomic structure in the human gastrointestinal tract. It is formed by the union of the...

Google previewMedical Terminology Simplified , A Programmed Learning Approach by Body Systems (2016)

Medicine, Medicine by CTI Reviews

A bile duct is any of a number of long tubelike structures that carry bile. Bile, required for the digestion of food,

The common bile duct is a tubelike anatomic structure in the human gastrointestinal tract. It is formed by the union of the common ...

Google previewFundamentals of Anatomy and Physiology (2016)

Biology, Human biology by CTI Reviews

A bile duct is any of a number of long tubelike structures that carry bile. Bile, required for the digestion of...

In anatomy and physiology, a duct is a circumscribed channel leading from an exocrine gland or organ.

Google previewBarnacle Biology (1987)

by Alan J. Southward

The efferent duct is a relatively simple structure composed of a flattened epithelium and whose primary function is probably urine storage. The terminal duct is a short cuticle-lined tube. The adult excretory organs are surrounded by a network ...

Google previewTeaching Atlas of Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Imaging (2016)

A Collection of Clinical Cases by Sukru Mehmet Erturk, Tomoaki Ichikawa

A gallstone obstructing the cystic duct is the cause of acute cholecystitis in 95% of cases.

Google previewMedical Lexicon. A New Dictionary of Medical Science, containing a concise account of the various subjects and terms, ... and formulae for ... preparations etc. Third edition (1865)

DUCT, Ductus — d. Alimentary, Canal, alimentary, Thoracic duct. Due-r or Bxaum, Urinil' erous tube. Deer ...

Google previewMosby's Dental Dictionary (2013)

by Elsevier, Mosby

duct, nasopalatine (nā′zōpal′ət īn), n See cyst, nasopalatine. duct, parotid, n the duct of the parotid gland; it passes lateral to the masseter muscle and enters the oral cavity through the buccal tissue adjacent to the maxillary ...

Google previewDorland's Pocket Medical Dictionary E-Book (2012)

by Dorland

duct (dukt) a passage with well-defined walls, especially a tubular structure for the passage of excretions or secretions. duc0tal adj. aberrant d., any duct that is not usually present or that takes an unusual ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Cancer (2011)

by Manfred Schwab

Int J Cancer 15:617—631 Bile Duct Definition Bile ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Chemical Processing and Design (1997)

by John J. McKetta Jr

Duct. Selection. In designing an air conditioning system, whether for industrial or domestic purposes, in which the air pressure is relatively low, the design of ducting is extremely important. Since this may be of circular ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Molecular Mechanisms of Disease (2009)

With 213 Tables by Florian Lang

Patent Omphalomesenteric Duct 1589 of isolated PDA is indicated in symptomatic small infants after full-term birth and if medical therapy using the prostaglandin synthesis inhibitors, indomethacin and ciboprofen, is contraindicated or has ...

Google previewAmerican Medical Association Concise Medical Encyclopedia (2006)

by Martin S. Lipsky, M.D.

BILE DUCT OBSTRUCTION palic duels, leave the liver and join to form the common hepatic duct. From the common hepatic dud, bile Hows either into the gallbladder lor storage or into the common bile duct to be carried toward the small ...

Google previewMedical Lexicon (1839)

A New Dictionary of Medical Science, Containing a Concise Account of the Various Subjects and Terms; with a Vocabulary of Synonymes in Different Languages, and Formulae for Various Officinal and Empirical Preparations, &c. Second Edition, with Numerous Modifications and Additions by Robley Dunglison

Ductor canaliculatus, Gorget—d. Urinae, Ureter. Duct, alimentary, Canal, alimentary—d.

Google previewThe SAGE Encyclopedia of Cancer and Society (2015)

by Graham A. Colditz

Extrahepatic bile duct cancer is considered a rare form of cancer that creates malignant cells that settle in the ducts that are located outside the liver. However, there are more than 22,000 cases of cancer involving the liver and bile ducts ...

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Quotes about Duct

One only needs two tools in life: WD-40 to make things go, and duct tape to make them stop. (G. Weilacher)
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Scrabble value of D2U1C3T1

The value of this 4-letter word is 7 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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