Tunnel Meaning and Definition


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Tunnel meaning

Word: Tunnel

How to pronounce: tʌnl

Noun

Definitions:

1. An artificial underground passage, especially one built through a hill or under a building, road, or river.

Example sentences: "New roads and tunnels have been built and public transport modernised."

Verb

Definitions:

1. Dig or force a passage underground or through something.

Example sentences: "He tunneled under the fence"

2. (of a particle) pass through a potential barrier.

Example sentences: "By making the particles interact, they approximated quantum tunneling - a phenomenon forbidden by classical mechanics."


Synonyms:

underpass

underpasses

adit

tube

tunnels


Derivations:

tunneling

tunnelled

tunneled


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Tunnel in Other Languages...

Spanish: Tunel

German: Tunnel

French: Tunnel

Italian: Tunnel

Turkish: Tünel


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