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viaduct

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vi=a=duct

CIDE DICTIONARY

viaductn. [L. via a way + -duct, as in aqueduct: cf. F. viaduc. See Via, and Aqueduct.].
     A structure of considerable magnitude, usually with arches or supported on trestles, for carrying a road, as a railroad, high above the ground or water; a bridge; especially, one for crossing a valley or a gorge. Cf. Trestlework.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

viaduct, n.
1 a long bridgelike structure, esp. a series of arches, carrying a road or railway across a valley or dip in the ground.
2 such a road or railway.

Etymology
L via way, after AQUEDUCT

THESAURUS

viaduct

Bifrost, bascule bridge, bateau bridge, bridge, cantilever bridge, carrefour, catwalk, cloverleaf, crossing, crosspoint, crossroad, crosswalk, crossway, drawbridge, floating bridge, flyover, footbridge, gangboard, gangplank, gangway, grade crossing, intercrossing, intersection, level crossing, lift bridge, overbridge, overcrossing, overpass, pontoon bridge, rope bridge, rotary, span, stepping-stone, stepstone, suspension bridge, swing bridge, toll bridge, traffic circle, undercrossing

ROGET THESAURUS

viaduct

Method

N method, way, manner, wise, gait, form, mode, fashion, tone, guise, modus operandi, MO, procedure, path, road, route, course, line of way, line of road, trajectory, orbit, track, beat, tack, steps, stair, staircase, flight of stairs, ladder, stile, perron, bridge, footbridge, viaduct, pontoon, steppingstone, plank, gangway, drawbridge, pass, ford, ferry, tunnel, pipe, door, gateway, channel, passage, avenue, means of access, approach, adit, artery, lane, loan, alley, aisle, lobby, corridor, back-door, back-stairs, secret passage, covert way, vennel, roadway, pathway, stairway, express, thoroughfare, highway, turnpike, freeway, royal road, coach road, broad highway, King's highway, Queen's highway, beaten track, beaten path, horse road, bridle road, bridle track, bridle path, walk, trottoir, footpath, pavement, flags, sidewalk, crossroad, byroad, bypath, byway, cut, short cut carrefour, private road, occupation road, highways and byways, railroad, railway, tram road, tramway, towpath, causeway, canal, street, speedway, adv, how, in what way, in what manner, by what mode, so, in this way, after this fashion, one way or another, anyhow, somehow or other, by way of, via, in transitu, on the high road to, hae tibi erunt artes.


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