Definition of Canalization

1. Noun. The production of a canal or a conversion to canals.

Exact synonyms: Canalisation
Generic synonyms: Production
Derivative terms: Canal, Canalise, Canal, Canalize

2. Noun. Management through specified channels of communication.

Definition of Canalization

1. n. Construction of, or furnishing with, a canal or canals.

Definition of Canalization

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of canalisation) ¹

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Definition of Canalization

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Medical Definition of Canalization

1. The formation of canals or channels in a tissue. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Canalization

canalis reuniens
canalis sacralis
canalis spiralis cochleae
canalis spiralis modioli
canalis vertebralis
canalis vomerorostralis
canalization (current term)
canals for lesser palatine nerves
canals of Scarpa
canals of Schlemm

Literary usage of Canalization

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1. Remaking the Mississippi by John Lathrop Mathews (1909)
"CHAPTER IX THE OHIO, AND canalization HAVING traced thus in brief the development of the channel of two of the principal factors of the Mississippi by ..."

2. Civil engineering as applied in construction by Leveson Francis Vernon-Harcourt (1910)
"canalization OP RIVERS. Improvement of depth of rivers by canalization—River Looks : object, general form, and working; position of locks, suitable sites, ..."

3. Rivers and Canals: The Flow, Control, and Improvement of Rivers and the by Leveson-Francis Vernon-Harcourt (1896)
"REGULATION AND canalization OF RIVERS. Imperfect natural Condition of Rivers. Variable Flow of Rivers. Progression of Detritus. ..."

4. Minutes of Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers by Institution of Civil Engineers (Great Britain) (1890)
"GRR Hydraulic and Physical Effects of the canalization of Ricers. By B. SANTINI. (Giornale del Genio Civile, 1889, p. 269.) The most notable hydraulic and ..."

5. The Improvement of Rivers: A Treatise on the Methods Employed for Improving by Benjamin Franklin Thomas, David Alexander Watt (1913)
"IMPROVEMENT BY canalization. CHAPTER I. GENERAL DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OP LOCKS AND DAMS. General.—By the term canalization, ..."

6. Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics by The American College of Surgeons, Franklin H. Martin Memorial Foundation (1913)
"On fluoroscopic examination a typical delay in canalization was observed and the vertical position characteristic of ulcer of the pars media. ..."

7. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"He was still engaged with the question of canalization and studied ways of regulating the course of the Loire and making it navigable. ..."

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