[ US /ˈtʃənəɫ/ ]
  1. the railroad tunnel between France and England under the English Channel
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How To Use chunnel In A Sentence

  • They're working perfectly, have been since the Chunnel construction was first started. CORMORANT
  • `Total of 221 boreholes drilled along the Chunnel's intended route between 1953 and 1990 to sample the substrata. CORMORANT
  • At the mid-point of my little Chunnel tube is a block of Semtex plastique explosive; 200 grams to be exact. CORMORANT
  • No word yet on the extent of the damage or when the so-called Chunnel could be reopened to traffic. CNN Transcript Sep 11, 2008
  • We have here a miniaturized and vastly simplified version of the Chunnel. CORMORANT
  • And we have been telling you about this story out of British newspaper report on an alleged terror plot against the Chunnel, that is the 31-mile underwater tunnel connecting Britain and France. CNN Transcript Dec 24, 2006
  • I have detailed drawings of the Chunnel 's construction provided by our anonymous Japanese friend. CORMORANT
  • It hasn't, and today the 31. 4-mile Chunnel is owned by private company Eurotunnel, which operates at about 50% of capacity and is hoping to increase profits by luring more passengers. High-Speed Competition
  • The books proudly boast about the "Chunnel" -- the tunnel between England and France -- as a work in progress. - Local News
  • For instance, “central Asia” might allocate funds to build parallel high speed rail lines, passenger and cargo, from the Asian Pacific coast to a rail link on the English Channel, called the Chunnel, then on to Londontown, and have it all done by 2018. Matthew Yglesias » Books-a-Million
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