Tun´nel   Pronunciation: tŭn´nĕl
n.1.A vessel with a broad mouth at one end, and a pipe or tube at the other, for conveying liquor, fluids, etc., into casks, bottles, or other vessels; a funnel.
2.The opening of a chimney for the passage of smoke; a flue; a funnel.
3.An artificial passage or archway for conducting canals, roads, or railroads under elevated ground, for the formation of roads under rivers or canals, and the construction of sewers, drains, and the like.
4.(Mining) A level passage driven across the measures, or at right angles to veins which it is desired to reach; - distinguished from the drift, or gangway, which is led along the vein when reached by the tunnel.
Tunnel head
(Metal.) the top of a smelting furnace where the materials are put in.
Tunnel kiln
a limekiln in which coal is burned, as distinguished from a flame kiln, in which wood or peat is used.
Tunnel net
a net with a wide mouth at one end and narrow at the other.
Tunnel pit
a pit or shaft sunk from the top of the ground to the level of a tunnel, for drawing up the earth and stones, for ventilation, lighting, and the like.
v. t.1.To form into a tunnel, or funnel, or to form like a tunnel; as, to tunnel fibrous plants into nests.
2.To catch in a tunnel net.
3.To make an opening, or a passageway, through or under; as, to tunnel a mountain; to tunnel a river.
v. i.1.To make a tunnel; as, to tunnel under a river.
Noun1.tunnel - a passageway through or under something, usually underground (especially one for trains or cars); "the tunnel reduced congestion at that intersection"
2.Tunneltunnel - a hole in the ground made by an animal for shelter
Synonyms: burrow
Verb1.tunnel - move through by or as by digging; "burrow through the forest"
Synonyms: burrow
2.tunnel - force a way through
To see a tunnel in your dream, represents the vagina, womb, and birth. Thus it may refer to a need for security and nurturance. To dream that you are going through a tunnel, suggests that you are exploring aspects of your unconscious. You are opening yourself to a brand new awareness. Alternatively, it indicates your limited perspective. To see the light at the end of a tunnel, symbolizes hope.abri, access, adit, aisle, alley, ambulatory, antre, aperture, approach trench, arcade, artery, avenue, bore, bunker, burrow, cave, cavern, channel, cloister, colonnade, communication, communication trench, conduit, connection, corridor, couch, countermine, countersink, coupure, course, cove, covered way, covert, deepen, defile, delve, den, depress, dig, dig out, dike, ditch, dive, double sap, dredge, drill, drive, duct, dugout, earth, egress, entrance, entrenchment, excavate, exit, ferry, fire trench, flying sap, ford, form, fortified tunnel, fosse, foxhole, furrow, gallery, gouge, gouge out, groove, grot, grub, hole, ingress, inlet, interchange, intersection, junction, lair, lane, lodge, lower, mew, mine, moat, opening, outlet, overpass, parallel, pass, passageway, penetrate, portico, quarry, railroad tunnel, run, sap, scoop, scoop out, scrabble, scrape, scratch, sewer, shaft, shovel, sink, slit trench, spade, subterrane, subway, traject, trajet, trench, trough, troughing, troughway, underpass, warren, way
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