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canal
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canal(
kah
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nahl
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (waterway)
a. channel (natural)
El Canal de la Mancha separa Inglaterra de Europa.The English Channel separates England from Europe.
b. canal (artificial)
El Canal de Panamá conecta el Pacífico con el Atlántico.The Panama Canal connects the Pacific with the Atlantic.
2. (anatomy)
a. canal
Debo tomar antibióticos para eliminar la infección del canal del oído.I need to take antibiotics to get rid of the infection in my ear canal.
3. (electronics)
a. channel
El canal favorito de mis hijos es Discovery Kids.My kids' favorite channel is Discovery Kids.
4. (means)
a. channel
Me voy a Brasil para hallar socios para un nuevo canal de distribución.I'm going to Brazil to find partners for a new distribution channel.
5. (drainage)
a. gutter
Es importante limpiar los canales en el techo periódicamente.It is important to clean the gutters on your roof periodically.
6. (architecture)
a. fluting
Los canales de la columna le dan un aspecto clásico.The fluting on the column gives it a classic look.
7. (culinary)
a. dressed beef carcass
El restaurante guarda los canales en un refrigerador enorme.The restaurant keeps the dressed beef carcasses in a giant refrigerator.
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canal
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (cauce artificial)
a. canal
canal de riegoirrigation channel
2. (geography)
a. channel, strait
el Canal de la Manchathe (English) Channel
el Canal de Panamáthe Panama Canal
el Canal de Suezthe Suez Canal
3. (rad & tv)
a. channel
cambiar de canalto switch channels
canal de pagosubscription channel
4. (anatomy)
a. canal, duct
5. (medio, vía)
a. channel
6. (commerce)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
canal de comercializacióndistribution channel
7. (de un tejado)
a. (valley) gutter
8. (res)
a. carcass
abrir en canalto slit open
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canal
1 (Náutica) (Geografía) (natural) channel; (artificial) canal
Canal de la Mancha English Channel; Canal de Panamá Panama Canal
Canal de Suez Suez Canal
2 (Agr) (Técnica) (conducto) channel
canal de desagüe drain
canal de drenaje drainage channel
canal de riego irrigation channel
3 (Anatomía) canal; tract
canal del parto birth canal
canal digestivo digestive tract
4 (TV) channel
no cambies de canal don't change o switch channels
canal autonómico television channel of an autonomous region
canal de pago pay channel; subscription channel
canal de televentas shopping channel
canal de televisión television channel
canal por cable cable channel
canal vía satélite satellite channel
5 (medio) channel
el problema se resolvió por los canales habituales the problem was resolved through the usual channels
canal de distribución distribution channel
canales de comunicación channels of communication; communication channels
6 (Caribe) (Automóviles) lane
1 (Técnica) pipe; conduit
canal maestra main pipe
2 (Archit) [de columna] groove
canales fluting
singular
; (s)
3 (Agr) dressed carcass
peso en canal dressed weight
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