conducto

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conducto(
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (canal)
a. pipe
Los conductos se taparon y las calles se inundaron.The pipes got clogged and the streets became flooded.
b. channel
El aire pasa por un conducto para enfriar toda la habitación.The air goes through a channel to cool down the entire room.
c. conduit
El agua purificada pasa por este conducto.The purified water goes through this conduit.
2. (means)
a. channel
¿Cuál es el mejor conducto para difundir esta información?Which is the best channel to spread this information?
3. (anatomy)
a. duct
El conducto biliar del paciente estaba tapado y provocó la infección.The patient's bile duct was blocked and caused the infection.
b. tube
Este conducto lleva el aire a los pulmones.This tube delivers air to the lungs.
c. canal
Los alimentos pasan por el conducto alimenticio durante la digestión.Food goes through the alimentary canal during digestion.
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conducto
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (de fluido)
a. pipe
2. (vía)
a. channel
por conducto dethrough
3. (anatomy)
a. duct
conducto lacrimaltear duct
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conducto
1 [de agua, gas] pipe; conduit; (Anatomía) duct; canal; (Electricidad y Eléctronica) lead; cable
conductos (Automóviles) leads
conducto alimenticio alimentary canal
conducto biliar bile duct
conducto de desagüe drain
conducto de humo flue
conducto lacrimal tear duct
2 (medio) channel; (persona) agent; intermediary
por conducto de through; by means of; por los conductos normales through the usual channels
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