AskDefine | Define conduit

Dictionary Definition

conduit n : a passage (a pipe or tunnel) through which water or electric wires can pass; "the computers were connected through a system of conduits"

User Contributed Dictionary



  1. A pipe or channel for conveying water etc.
  2. A duct or tube into which electrical cables may be pulled; a type of raceway.
  3. A means by which something is transmitted.

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Extensive Definition

A conduit is a general term for a means of conveying something from one location to another or between persons.
Examples of conduits:

Other uses

conduit in German: Conduit
conduit in French: Conduit

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