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Meaning of AQUEDUCT

Pronunciation:  'akwi`dukt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[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
 
 Definition: 
\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
   water.

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
   brain.

 
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.
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: arroyo, bed, canal, canalization, channel, conduit, course, creek bed, crimp, culvert, cut, dike, ditch, donga, dry bed, duct, entrenchment, flume, fosse, goffer, gulch, gully, gullyhole, gutter, ha-ha, headrace, irrigation ditch, kennel, moat, nullah, pleat, race, river bed, riverway, runnel, sluice, spillbox, spillway, stream bed, streamway, sunk fence, swash, swash channel, tailrace, trench, trough, wadi, water carrier, water channel, water furrow, water gap, water gate, watercourse, waterway, waterworks
 

 

 

 

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