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noun as in channel, pipe

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The patch is patterned with artificial sweat ducts, similar to human skin pores.

I’d camp instead of pay for a hotel, and I wore the same puffy jacket forever, patching holes with duct tape.

When the baby is born, the luminal cells, which line the inside of the ducts, produce the proteins that comprise milk.

The myoepithelial cells reside outside the ducts and work as muscles that squeeze the ducts to push milk out.

The images of sprouting ducts look like blossoming trees in the spring while later they shrivel like plants do in the fall.

With a bit of luck and duct tape, I thought we might put together enough votes to avoid a runoff.

The windows were sealed shut around the edges by duct tape but still rattled when it got windy.

He binds the little flyer with black plastic ties and seals her mouth with duct tape.

Nobody was allowed in his room, where the windows were covered with black garbage bags secured with duct tape.

The large roll of duct tape was still attached and found next to her head by firefighters.

Another smaller lymph duct enters the right subclavian vein.

Above I could see the end of the duct faintly in the light coming up through the open chamber door from the utility room.

Having ligated the duct, he saw it swell below and become empty above the ligature.

The duct that bears his name was discovered during his residence in Leyden or at Amsterdam.

The ancient conception of the artery as an air-duct gave rise to the derivation from Gr.


On this page you'll find 33 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to duct, such as: conduit, tube, aqueduct, canal, course, and funnel.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.