Definitions for Conduitˈkɒn dwɪt, -du ɪt, -dyu ɪt, -dɪt
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con•duitˈkɒn dwɪt, -du ɪt, -dyu ɪt, -dɪt(n.)
a pipe, tube, or natural channel for conveying water or other fluid.
a channel through which anything is conveyed:
a conduit for information.
a structure containing ducts for electrical conductors or cables.
Category: Electricity and Magnetism
Archaic. a fountain.
Origin of conduit:
1300–50; ME < AF, OF < ML conductus pipe channel
a passage (a pipe or tunnel) through which water or electric wires can pass
"the computers were connected through a system of conduits"
A pipe or channel for conveying water etc.
A duct or tube into which electrical cables may be pulled; a type of raceway.
A means by which something is transmitted.
Origin: From conduit, from conductus.
a pipe, canal, channel, or passage for conveying water or fluid
a structure forming a reservoir for water
a narrow passage for private communication
CONduit is an annual general interest science fiction and fantasy convention held in May in Salt Lake City, Utah. CONduit was founded in 1989 but took two years to plan its first convention. While there are other genre conventions in Utah, CONduit is the largest general interest convention, and provides a means for professionals to meet and network with other professionals, as well as a way for fans to meet and enjoy each other's company. Each year, CONduit has a charity auction to benefit a local charitable cause. In years past, this auction benefitted Reading for the Future, a non-profit organization which promoted literacy through speculative fiction. The RFF Utah Student Writing and Art Contest was sponsored in part by CONduit. However, RFF ceased operation in January 2010. CONduit is also a founding member of the Utah Speculative Fiction Council. Notable local guests have included Brandon Sanderson, L.E. Modesitt, Jr., Tracy Hickman, Anne Wingate, Dan Willis, Bradley Williams, Eric James Stone, James Dashner, Dave Wolverton, Paul Genesse, Kevin Wasden, and Howard Tayler.
Conduit empowers web and mobile publishers to engage their users across multiple platforms. From Community Toolbars and mobile apps to notifications and web bars, the company's products enable publishers to constantly connect with their users wherever they are. Conduit's innovative solutions have made it the fastest-growing network of publishers in the world, with more than 260,000 publishers of all sizes generating billions of monthly interactions with their 250 million users. Major League Baseball, Groupon, Fox News, Travelocity, and The Weather Channel are just some of the brands leveraging Conduit's free solutions to keep their users engaged and boost their business.
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