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culvert

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Noun
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cul=vert

CIDE DICTIONARY

culvertn. [Prob. from OF. coulouere, F. couloir, channel, gutter, gallery, fr. couler to flow. See Cullis.].
     A transverse drain or waterway of masonry under a road, railroad, canal, etc.; a small bridge.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

culvert, n.
1 an underground channel carrying water across a road etc.
2 a channel for an electric cable.

Etymology
18th c.: orig. unkn.

THESAURUS

culvert

aqueduct, arroyo, bed, canal, creek bed, donga, dry bed, flume, gulch, gully, gullyhole, headrace, irrigation ditch, nullah, race, river bed, riverway, runnel, sluice, spillbox, spillway, stream bed, streamway, swash, swash channel, tailrace, wadi, water carrier, water channel, water furrow, water gap, water gate, watercourse, waterway, waterworks

ROGET THESAURUS

culvert

Conduit

N conduit, channel, duct, watercourse, race, head race, tail race, abito, aboideau, aboiteau, bito, acequia, acequiador, acequiamadre, arroyo, adit, aqueduct, canal, trough, gutter, pantile, flume, ingate, runner, lock-weir, tedge, vena, dike, main, gully, moat, ditch, drain, sewer, culvert, cloaca, sough, kennel, siphon, piscina, pipe, funnel, tunnel, water pipe, waste pipe, emunctory, gully hole, artery, aorta, pore, spout, scupper, adjutage, ajutage, hose, gargoyle, gurgoyle, penstock, weir, flood gate, water gate, sluice, lock, valve, rose, waterworks, pipeline, vascular.


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