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1 Channel, gutter, or pipe to convey any liquid, usually water.

2 Long, narrow, artificially created water-course for the ornamentation of a park, or for inland navigation.

3 Flute in the shaft of a column or pilaster.

4 Spiral channel (canalis) flanked by small convex mouldings from the eye following the revolutions of the volute, and carrying over to the other volute between the abacus and echinus of the Ionic capital.

Subjects: Architecture — Lifestyle, Home, and Garden.


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