Definition of "qanat" [qanat]
- (noun) An underground conduit, between vertical shafts, that leads water from the interior of a hill to villages in the valley
Use "qanat" in a sentence
- "The whole area was a kind of qanat system where man had helped nature in opening up the whole area to catastrophic collapse."
- "Water management for irrigation purposes, here in an above-ground channel or jui, but also in underground karez and qanat systems, is labor-intensive and predicated on cooperation."
- "The poor had to just take a siesta in the heat or the public access atechamber to the local qanat."