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A pipe or duct used, especially in ancient times, to convey hot air or steam for heating purposes.
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a pipe or duct used to convey hot air or steam
Origin: [See Caloriduct.]
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Caliducts were a kind of pipes, or canals, placed along the walls of houses and apartments, used by the ancients for the conveyance of heat to several remote parts of the house, from one common furnace.
This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Chambers, Ephraim, ed.. "". Cyclopaedia, or an Universal Dictionary of Arts and Sciences. James and John Knapton, et al.
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