verb (used with object)
- ducommun, élie,
- ducrey's bacillus,
- duct keel,
- duct tape,
- ductal carcinoma in situ,
Origin of duct
Examples from the Web for duct
With a bit of luck and duct tape, I thought we might put together enough votes to avoid a runoff.How Thad Cochran Pulled Off a Win Over Chris McDaniel (Simple, Really)|Stuart Stevens|June 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The windows were sealed shut around the edges by duct tape but still rattled when it got windy.
The large roll of duct tape was still attached and found next to her head by firefighters.Autopsies on Hannah Anderson’s Family Bring Police No Closer to a Motive|Christine Pelisek|September 24, 2013|DAILY BEAST
“The bras are made of duct tape that has been burned with a blow torch,” Mirano told The Daily Beast.
The grid is held together by the infrastructure equivalent of duct tape and prayer.Super Bowl Blackout Should Help Build Momentum for a Smart Grid|John Avlon|February 5, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The assistant now holds these forceps and thus supports the sac so the operator can see the duct clearly.Fur Farming For Profit|Hermon Basil Laymon
The upper end of the duct nevertheless extends some distance beyond the end of the kidney and opens into the abdominal cavity.The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume 1|Francis Maitland Balfour
In 19 the duct of Santorini was well developed but did not open into the duodenum.The Anatomy of the Human Peritoneum and Abdominal Cavity|George. S. Huntington
Openings of ureters in Wolffian duct in the female (fig. 3).The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume IV (of 4)|Francis Maitland Balfour
For a long time the pronephros and its duct form the only excretory organs of larval Amphibia.The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume III (of 4)|Francis Maitland Balfour
Word Origin for duct
1640s, "course, direction," from Latin ductus "a leading," past participle of ducere "to lead" (see duke (n.)). Anatomical sense is from 1660s. Meaning "conduit, channel" is 1713; that of "air tube in a structure" is from 1884.