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Webster's Dictionary 1828 - Online Edition

Webster's Dictionary 1828

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Conduit

CONDUIT, noun [Latin , to conduct.]

1. A canal or pipe for the conveyance of water; an aqueduct. Conduits are made of lead, stone, cast iron, wood, etc., above or below the surface of the earth.

2. A vessel that conveys the blood or other fluid.

The conduits of my blood.

3. A conductor.

These organs are the nerves which are the conduits to convey them from without to their audience in the brain.

4. A pipe or cock for drawing off liquor.

5. Any channel that conveys water or fluids; a sink, sewer or drain.