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  • n. Plural form of canal.


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  • These openings are sections of canals called _Haversian canals_, after Havers, an English physician, who first discovered them.

    A Practical Physiology

  • Surfing in the canals is still technically against the law.

    Munich’s Malibu

  • And a good use of the victims, to let them sign up to put in canals, as the CCC did for San Antonio.

    Should New Orleans be rebuilt? « BuzzMachine

  • Living quarters carved out of ephithelial cells; cable, electrical wirings, plumbing, et al. inserted through resin canals; built-in green roof; exterior pollution scrubbers.

    Archive 2005-10-01

  • I think one of my ear canals is smaller than the other.

    December 2004

  • He explained that the water entering the canals is now treated.

    Xochimilco - Up A Lazy River In Mexico City

  • The water will be directed in canals and irrigation channels to land that is now quite waste.

    India Today

  • Mr. Morgan has made a close study of these canals, and in speaking of them he says that when he first saw them, and heard them called canals, he doubted their artificial origin; but upon examination he found that they were unquestionably beaver excavations.

    The Human Side of Animals

  • But something else added to the extreme beauty of these fields, namely, the irrigation canals -- I prefer the word canals to ditches.

    Our Home in the Silver West A Story of Struggle and Adventure

  • I have marched into foreign lands where I had to dig wells for the supply of my armies; even the natural destitution of water there did not impede my march. rivers of ... besieged places -- rather, "the streams (artificial canals from the Nile) of Egypt."

    Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

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