verb (used with object), tun·neled, tun·nel·ing or (especially British) tun·nelled, tun·nel·ling.
verb (used without object), tun·neled, tun·nel·ing or (especially British) tun·nelled, tun·nel·ling.
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Example sentences from the Web for tunnel
The only catch—he never mined a thing and the tunnel led to a scenic ledge.
Over the next 36 years, he would dig a 2,087-foot tunnel that led absolutely nowhere.
After the tunnel was complete, Schmidt went about building a rail line through it.
For years, William Schmidt single-handedly dug a tunnel through a mountain to transport his gold-rush loot.
When the project was completed, Schmidt moved from the tunnel into town.
In a few moments the submarine had climbed back to the level of the tunnel.
The statement may be true; but instead of a cave there is only a tunnel a few rods in length.Archeological Investigations|Gerard Fowke
But it was absolutely necessary, for there was no other plan by which I could tunnel through the tops of the boxes.The Boy Tar|Mayne Reid
It gets its power from the ocean, a tunnel having been dug out under the water and thence upwards so as to cause great pressure.Journeys and Experiences in Argentina, Paraguay, and Chile|Henry Stephens
The Germans had counter-sapped, broken into his tunnel, and exploded a mine there.
British Dictionary definitions for tunnel
verb -nels, -nelling or -nelled or US -nels, -neling or -neled
Derived forms of tunneltunneller or US tunneler, noun
Word Origin for tunnel
Medical definitions for tunnel
Idioms and Phrases with tunnel
see light at the end of the tunnel.