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ductnoun [C]

uk   /dʌkt/  us   /dʌkt/
a tube or pipe that carries liquid or air, especially in and out of buildings or through the body: Most office buildings have dozens of air ducts and vents. People with blocked tear ducts cannot cry.
(Definition of duct from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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ductnoun [C]

 us   /dʌkt/
A duct is also a narrow tube in the body that carries a liquid: tear ducts
(Definition of duct from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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