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  • n  a bodily passage or tube lined with epithelial cells and conveying a secretion or other substance
    the tear duct was obstructed
  • n  a continuous tube formed by a row of elongated cells lacking intervening end walls
  • n  an enclosed conduit for a fluid

  • There was also the problem of the bile ducts.
  • By placing duct tape over the bridge, he had, so to speak, unmasked Natalia's (and Komissarov's) deception.
  • Once you've got your duct tape and plastic sheeting, Homeland Security suggests choosing a room in your home that is internal (not facing the street or yard) and large enough to .
News & Articles

  • Thousands rock the roll at Duct TapeFestival
    Duct tape can fix anything, even a festival. Avon, Ohio is host to the 10th annual Duct Tape Festival this weekend and tens of thousands are attending for the crafty duct tape floats, costumes, parades and sculptures. Like many things involving duct tape, the festival's concept was a fix born of a crisis.Local resident Marty Noga, 46, a production supervisor at a nearby electric-motor plant, was ...
    June 17, 2013 - NBC NEWS
  • How duct tape patched up the world – and why we're still sticking with it
    Over the past half a century, duct tape has been keeping NASA's astronauts alive, putting airplanes back together, making race cars speedier and patching up millions of fix-it projects. It's even been used to remove warts. But the makers of duct tape aren't resting on their sticky, gray laurels: On the contrary, engineers and designers are adding some new twists to the decades-old standby."Ten ...
    June 16, 2013 - NBC NEWS
  • Annual Duct Tape Festival has stuck around for a decade
    AVON — Duct tape isn’t just for small home repairs, and attendees at this year’s annual Duct Tape Festival made that evident. In its 10th year, participants kicked off the festivities with style. And Duck Tape. Rebecca Mainger, a recent graduate of Magnificat High School in Rocky River, sported her prom dress, made of ShurTech’s [...] The post Annual Duct Tape Festival has stuck around for a ...
    June 16, 2013 - The Chronicle-Telegram
Quotes

  • Dwight Howard in USA Today
    I might have to get some duct tape for real,Howard said after Game 4.
  • Mark Spitz in ABC News
    You haven't seen nothing yet,Spitz said in a telephone interview, two days before he was scheduled to arrive at the trials himself. "He could break his arm before Beijing, but as long as they have some duct tape, they can just tape him...
  • Julian Bond in CBS News
    They preach racial neutrality and practice racial division,Bond said Sunday night in the 95th annual convention's keynote address. "They've tried to patch the leaky economy and every other domestic problem with duct tape and plastic...

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