canal canal  /kə ˈnæl/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) (astronomy) an indistinct surface feature of Mars once thought to be a system of channels; they are now believed to be an optical illusion
  2. (n) a bodily passage or tube lined with epithelial cells and conveying a secretion or other substance
  3. (n) long and narrow strip of water made for boats or for irrigation
  4. (v) provide (a city) with a canal

Usage(s):

  1. After 18 months of negotiations with Panama over the future of the canal, President Johnson last week had significant progress to report.
  2. In 1774 a Virginia gentleman, George Washington, with large landed interests on both sides of the Alleghenies, began urging the construction of a canal to link the Atlantic .
  3. What makes the Panama Canal an "essential trade route"? How does the canal work? 3.

News

  1. Canal repairs scheduled after Emmett landslide

    EMMETT — The Emmett Irrigation District has confirmed that its Northside Canal does leak water, Mike Mitchell from the district said Saturday night. Repairs will take place next week, with water flowi
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Idaho Press-Tribune

  2. Canal undergoes repairs

    Emmett Irrigation District Northside Canal is being sprayed with a product that should seal the concrete area that leaks above Highway 52 milepost 37.5. Read more about the process and how farmers plan to get through the next few days in the June 19 Messenger Index.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Messenger Index

  3. Canal House book signing today at Peter Miller

    For years, local bookseller Peter Miller had only an epistolary relationship with Christopher Hirsheimer and Melissa Hamilton, two women behind the beloved Canal House cookbook series. “They had someone send their book to us four years ago and asked if we would carry [their books],”
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Seattle Times

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Quotes

  1. Carter said his chief of staff was a "driving force behind the Panama Canal treaty, the Middle East peace process," and the safe return of US hostages from Iran.
    on May 23, 2008 By: Jimmy Carter Source: KXMC

  2. Remittances "are larger than direct foreign investment in Mexico, tea exports in Sri Lanka, tourism revenue in Morocco, and revenue from the Suez Canal in Egypt," World Bank economist Dilip Ratha said in a recent report.
    on Aug 18, 2007 By: Dileep Source: Forbes

  3. "The people who lived through Love Canal need to know what their risks are and what they might expect for their children," said Gibbs, who went on to establish the Center for Health, Environment and Justice, a citizens' activist organization.
    on Aug 1, 2008 By: Lois Gibbs Source: Kansas City Star

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