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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
tunnel /'tʌnl/
  • danh từ
    • đường hầm
    • hang (chuột...)
    • ống (lò sưởi)
    • (ngành mỏ) đường hầm nằm ngang
    • động từ
      • đào đường hầm xuyên qua
        • to tunnel a hill: đào đường hầm xuyên qua một quả đồi
      • đi qua bằng đường hầm
    Concise Dictionary
    +a passageway through or under something, usually underground (especially one for trains or cars)
    +a hole in the ground made by an animal for shelter
    +move through by or as by digging
    +force a way through

    Thesaurus Dictionary
    1 shaft, subway, (underground) passage(way), underpass; burrow, hole; Channel Tunnel, Colloq Chunnel:
    The cat got out through this tunnel.
    2 burrow, dig, hole, excavate, penetrate, mine:
    The prisoners tunnelled under the wall and escaped.
    Advanced English Dictionary
    noun, verb
    + noun
    1 a passage built underground, for example to allow a road or railway/railroad to go through a hill, under a river, etc: a railway / railroad tunnel + the Channel Tunnel
    See also - WIND TUNNEL
    2 an underground passage made by an animal
    Idioms see LIGHT n.
    + verb (-ll-, AmE also -l-) [+adv./prep.] to dig a tunnel under or through the ground: [V] The engineers had to tunnel through solid rock. + [VN] The rescuers tunnelled their way in to the trapped miners.
    Collocation Dictionary


    long, short | narrow, wide | dark | subterranean, underground | connecting, entrance, escape, service | rail, railway, road | wind
    a wind tunnel for aerodynamic experiments


    go through, use | disappear into, enter, go into
    The train disappeared into a tunnel.
    | come out of | bore, build, construct, dig, excavate
    They've built a new tunnel through the mountain. The initial section of tunnel had to be dug by hand.


    A service tunnel runs between the two buildings.


    mouth, roof, wall


    through a/the ~


    a labyrinth/maze/network/system of tunnels
    The badger sett had twelve entrances to what must have been a labyrinth of tunnels.

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