see also: Canal
  • IPA: /kəˈnæl/
  • (Canada) IPA: /kəˈnɛl/

canal (plural canals)

  1. An artificial waterway or artificially improved river used for travel, shipping, or irrigation.
  2. (anatomy) A tubular channel within the body.
  3. (astronomy) One of the faint, hazy markings resembling straight lines on early telescopic images of the surface of Mars.
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canal (canals, present participle canaling; past and past participle canaled)

  1. To dig an artificial waterway in or to (a place), especially for drainage
  2. To travel along a canal by boat

Proper noun
  1. Surname

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