conduit conduit  /ˈkɑn du ɪt/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a passage (a pipe or tunnel) through which water or electric wires can pass

Usage(s):

  1. People who have had an ileal conduit need to wear a urine collection appliance outside their body at all times.
  2. Years before the mass-marketing of country music, Smith was the conduit from Tin Pan Alley directly to the heartland.
  3. Jewish voters are vital to Barack Obamas hopes, but among many older Jews, he has become a conduit for anxiety about Israel, Iran, anti-Semitism and race.

News

  1. Can The World Afford Higher Interest Rates?

    That's the end of QE tapering talk then? Not quite, but it should die down somewhat, given U.S. Fed Reserve conduit Jon Hilsenrath's latest kiss-and-tell article in The Wall Street Journal. Thankfully, it might also stop all the blather about the U.S. and global economies recovering (they're not) and this being the end of the bond bull market (premature). What most investors fail to realise is ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Forbes

  2. Behind China’s Golden Curtain

    One thing is certain. China has been voraciously importing gold, using Hong Kong as a conduit. Imports set a record of 247 tons in March 2013 followed by a strong April. Since January 2012, China imported a total of 1,469 … The post Behind China’s Golden Curtain appeared first on The Epoch Times .
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Epoch Times

  3. Kroll Bond Rating Agency Assigns Final Ratings to COMM 2013-CCRE8

    Kroll Bond Rating Agency assigned its final ratings to COMM 2013-CCRE8 a $1.4 billion CMBS conduit transaction. Concurrently, we have withdrawn our preliminary ratings on th
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. Second, Eliot Spitzer wrote in Slate today, "the appearance that this was all an INSIDE JOB is overwhelming. AIG was nothing more than a conduit for huge capital flows to the same old suspects, with no reason or explanation."
    on Mar 17, 2009 By: Eliot Spitzer Source: Washington Post

  2. "Sometimes the best things are done when the media doesn't know about it, because then a lot of other people don't know about it," Berman said. "The media is a conduit of information to the people who wouldn't like what I was doing."
    on May 19, 2008 By: Howard Berman Source: San Diego Union Tribune

  3. "We have to maintain a channel of communications with the Palestinians, and the only possible conduit is the Palestinian president," Olmert said.
    on Feb 18, 2007 By: Ehud Olmert Source: International Herald Tribune

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