(n.) = canal ; chute ; conduit ; channel. Ex: A ferryman in a traditional costume will pole the skiff through a seemingly endless labyrinth of brooks, rivers and canals which earned the land the name of Venice of the North. Ex: Concrete chutes and weirs are used for principal spillways and emergency spillways. Ex: The architect's brief specifies that conduit (of sewer pipe size if possible) should be provided for electrical wiring with outlets placed in the ceiling every metre. Ex: The water, that trickles from it in a rivulet, leaves a white incrustation along its channel, in appearance exactly like soap suds. ---- * canal de distribución = distribution channel. * canal de navegación = shipping canal. * Canal de Suez, el = Suez Canal, the. * canal digestivo, el = alimentary canal, the ; alimentary tract, the. * canales de publicación = publishing channels. * canales y ríos navegables = inland waterways ; waterways. * canal intestinal, el = intestinal tract, the. * crear canales para = establish + channels for. * establecer canales para = establish + channels for. * ingeniería de canales = canal engineering. (n.) = channel. Ex: The normal inter-library loan channels of the telephone and the postal service must still be interposed between the identification of the existence and the location of a document, and the receipt of the same document. ---- * canal de comunicación = line of communication ; communication channel ; communication pathway. * canal de sonido = sound channel. * canal de televisión = television station ; television channel. * canal vía satélite = satellite channel. * súper canal de comunicaciones = superhighway.