con|du|it «KON du iht, KON diht», noun.
1. a channel or pipe for carrying liquids long distances; aqueduct or canal.
2. a tube or underground passage for electric wires or cables.
3. Archaic. a fountain.
[< Old French conduit < Medieval Latin conductus a leading, a pipe < Latin condūcere < com- together + dūcere draw, lead. See etym. of doublet conduct. (Cf.conduct)]

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