canal Meaning in the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “canal” - Learner’s Dictionary

canal

noun [C]     /kəˈnæl/
B1 an artificial river built for boats to travel along or to take water where it is neededWatercourses and waterfalls
Translations of “canal”
in Arabic قَناة…
in Korean 운하…
in Malaysian terusan, saluran makanan…
in French canal…
in Turkish kanal, su kanalı…
in Italian canale…
in Chinese (Traditional) 運河, 渠…
in Russian канал…
in Polish kanał…
in Vietnamese kênh đào, ống…
in Spanish canal, tubo…
in Portuguese canal…
in Thai คลอง, ท่อหรือทางเดินของเหลวในร่างกาย…
in German der Kanal, die Röhre…
in Catalan canal…
in Japanese 運河, 水路…
in Indonesian terusan, saluran…
in Chinese (Simplified) 运河, 渠…
(Definition of canal from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
European Union – in or out? The language of the UK’s referendum
European Union – in or out? The language of the UK’s referendum
by ,
June 22, 2016
by Liz Walter On June 23rd, Britain will decide whether or not to remain part of the European Union (EU). I’m more than happy to bore friends with my own views on the subject, but the purpose of this post is simply to highlight the language of the debate. The precise question we will be answering

Read More 

Word of the Day

act something out

to perform the actions and say the words of a situation or story

Word of the Day

foodfie noun
foodfie noun
June 20, 2016
informal a photograph of the food that you are eating Foodfie on Instagram

Read More