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Meaning of AQUEDUCT

Pronunciation:  'akwi`dukt

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  a conduit that resembles a bridge but carries water over a valley

AQUEDUCT is a 8 letter word that starts with A.


 See Also: arch, conduit



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Aq"ue*duct\, n. [F. aqueduc, OF. aqueduct (Cotgr.),
fr. L. aquaeductus; aquae, gen. of aqua water + ductus a
leading, ducere to lead. See {Aqua}, {Duke}.]
1. A conductor, conduit, or artificial channel for conveying
   water, especially one for supplying large cities with

Note: The term is also applied to a structure (similar to the
      ancient aqueducts), for conveying a canal over a river
      or hollow; more properly called an aqueduct bridge.

2. (Anat.) A canal or passage; as, the aqueduct of Sylvius, a
   channel connecting the third and fourth ventricles of the

Dream Dictionary
 Definition: An aqueduct relates to your spirituality, it might show you the path you should be following in order to reach self fullfilment.
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