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Definition a passageway
in various senses, including:
  • a pipe or channel for water
  • a protective pipe through which electrical wires are run
  • someone or something that conveys information or goods
  • Building codes requires the wires be run in a conduit.
  • The Ukrainian pipeline became a conduit for 70% of Russian gas sales to Europe.
  • The traders are a conduit to people in the rural area.
  • And all the conduits of my blood froze up,
    Shakespeare  --  The Comedy of Errors
  • Mice were chewing on the cables, so we re-ran them in a conduit.
  • I think of church as a conduit to God.
  • This ring was the conduit through which Bobby could send the journals of his incredible adventures back to his friends.
    D.J. Machale  --  The Merchant of Death
  • She had felt like the conduit of something huge, as if the daylight world were flowing through her into midnight, changing everything.
    Scott Westerfeld  --  The Secret Hour
  • Some unknown conduits from the unknown worlds must empty into thee!
    Herman Melville  --  Moby Dick
  • The gae bolga was a conduit—it was a living tether to the war goddess herself.
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Maelstrom
  • It left the Church out of the loop, undermining their self-proclaimed status as the sole conduit to God.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code
  • He felt as if he were not inventing his tale, but merely acting as a conduit to transport it fully formed into the world.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Eldest
  • — How now! a conduit, girl? what, still in tears?
    William Shakespeare  --  Romeo and Juliet
  • Rain filled electrical conduits and shorted circuits.
    Erik Larson  --  The Devil in the White City
  • So we had hung and wired a new circuit panel, bent and run conduit around the visiting room, and wired new outlets.
    Piper Kerman  --  Orange Is the New Black
  • She knows she will end up as a mere convenient conduit used for the passage of external things.
    Haruki Murakami  --  After Dark
  • For years there was this happy time when those controlling the major internet conduits were actually decent enough people.
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle
  • Frightful energies began to build within him, as though his body were a conduit for the very storm that raged outside.
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Fiend And The Forge
  • If I had my senses about me I might have called in Conduit Street in my way home, and told them of it.
    Jane Austen  --  Sense and Sensibility
  • I'm the conduit, the reservoir, the nozzle of the blessed sap that pounds against the bone-dry valleys of the moon.
    Mark Helprin  --  A Soldier of the Great War

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