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Pronunciation: (dukt), [key]
n.
1. any tube, canal, pipe, or conduit by which a fluid, air, or other substance is conducted or conveyed.
2. Anat., Zool.a tube, canal, or vessel conveying a body fluid, esp. a glandular secretion or excretion.
3. Bot.a cavity or vessel formed by elongated cells or by many cells.
4. Elect.a single enclosed runway for conductors or cables.
5. Print.(in a press) the reservoir for ink.

v.t.
to convey or channel by means of a duct or ducts: Heat from the oven is ducted to the outside.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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