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canalisation

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

canalise +‎ -ation

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): \ˌkænələˈzeɪʃən\

NounEdit

canalisation (usually uncountable, plural canalisations)

  1. The conversion of a river or other waterway to a canal.
    • 1857, Charles Lamb Kenney, The Gates of the East: Ten Chapters on the Isthmus of Suez Canal, page 18:
      The whole of the soil of the isthmus is admirably adapted for the labours of canalisation.
  2. The management of something using defined channels of communication.
  3. (genetics) The ability of a genotype to produce the same phenotype regardless of variability of its environment.

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

canaliser +‎ -ation

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

canalisation f (plural canalisations)

  1. canalisation

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