Definition of conduit noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈkɒndjuɪt//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈkɑːnduɪt//
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  1. 1(specialist) a pipe, channel or tube which liquid, gas or electrical wire can pass through
  2. 2(formal) a person, an organization or a country that is used to pass things or information to other people or places The organization had acted as a conduit for money from the arms industry.
  3. Word OriginMiddle English: from Old French, from medieval Latin conductus, from Latin conducere ‘bring together’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: conduit