Definition of 'tunnel'
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The army did announce that it found two new tunnels this spring, both dug since the end of the war. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He was then involved in a shoving match with the fourth official as he tried to watch from the players' tunnel. The Sun (2017)I'm going to build tunnels and a wall, but not tunnels under the wall. Times, Sunday Times (2017)To one side of the fluorescent wall is a tunnel lined with white fluorescent tubes. Times, Sunday Times (2006)We went through a dark tunnel for two and a half years. Christianity Today (2000)They want the tunnel to be longer. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He then punches corner flag on his way to the tunnel. The Sun (2010)Underneath the complex is a rabbit run of underground tunnels and bunkers. The Sun (2011)That is very important when thinking about new tunnelling projects. The Sun (2013)The project will construct the largest railway tunnel in the world. Times, Sunday Times (2008)For less than the price of a wind tunnel. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The citadel is entered through a tunnel in the walls. Collins Traveller - The Algarve (1993)The tunnel takes two or three turns. The Railway Children (1906)There seems to be light at the end of a very long tunnel. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Cities would flood as pumps keeping underground tunnels dry gradually fail. The Sun (2008)That set the players off and most were still in hysterics as they made their way down the tunnel. Times, Sunday Times (2016)His men had blocked all the roads in and built a network of tunnels inside the mountains big enough to take lorries. Times, Sunday Times (2011)But if you kept them, you got free passage through the tunnel for life. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Plastic bottles were also thrown at the players' tunnel. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The action took place on winding mountain roads and tunnels in northern Italy. Times, Sunday Times (2009)A spot of jostling followed in the tunnel as the players left the pitch. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Traffic uses two tunnels under the river going north and the QE2 Bridge heading south. The Sun (2015)
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Translations for 'tunnel'
British English: tunnel /ˈtʌnl/ NOUN
A tunnel is a long passage which has been made under the ground, usually through a hill or under the sea.
Local drivers love the tunnel.
- American English: tunnel
- Arabic: نَفَق
- Brazilian Portuguese: túnel
- Chinese: 隧道
- Croatian: tunel
- Czech: tunel
- Danish: tunnel
- Dutch: tunnel
- European Spanish: túnel
- Finnish: tunneli
- French: tunnel
- German: Tunnel
- Greek: σήραγγα
- Italian: tunnel
- Japanese: トンネル
- Korean: 터널
- Norwegian: tunnel
- Polish: tunel
- European Portuguese: túnel
- Romanian: tunel
- Russian: туннель
- Spanish: túnel
- Swedish: tunnel
- Thai: อุโมงค์
- Turkish: tünel
- Ukrainian: тунель
- Vietnamese: đường hầm
British English: tunnel VERB
To tunnel somewhere means to make a tunnel there.
The rebels tunnelled out of a maximum security jail.
- American English: tunnel
- Brazilian Portuguese: abrir um túnel
- Chinese: 挖掘隧道
- European Spanish: construir un túnel
- French: creuser un tunnel
- German: einen Tunnel bauen
- Italian: scavare una galleria
- Japanese: トンネルを掘る
- Korean: 터널을 파다
- European Portuguese: abrir um túnel
- Spanish: construir un túnel
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