Definition of Culvert

1. Noun. A transverse and totally enclosed drain under a road or railway.

Generic synonyms: Drain, Drainpipe, Waste Pipe



Definition of Culvert

1. n. A transverse drain or waterway of masonry under a road, railroad, canal, etc.; a small bridge.

Definition of Culvert

1. Noun. A transverse channel under a road or railway for the draining of water. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Culvert

1. a conduit [n -S] - See also: conduit

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Culvert

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culturgens
culturing
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culverin
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culvers
culvert (current term)
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cum-dump
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cum-guzzler
cum-guzzlers
cum-hole
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Literary usage of Culvert

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1. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1920)
"The first bridge or culvert across Tar branch was built with brick walls on either side, and around this culvert the children played ..."

2. A Treatise on Masonry Construction by Ira Osborn Baker (1914)
"of time when a properly proportioned culvert will perish in some excessive flood. It is easy to make a culvert large enough to be safe under all ..."

3. Judicial and Statutory Definitions of Words and Phrases by West Publishing Company (1904)
"culvert. In a deed conveying two parcels of land to a railway, with the understanding that in constructing a culvert in its road on the new location it ..."

4. Permafrost: North American Contribution [to The] Second International Conference by Building Research Advisory Board Staff (1973)
"Note ice layering. logic, and ground temperature data in central Alaska; field testing of three icing control techniques; and a laboratory study of culvert ..."

5. Good Roads Year Book by American Highway Association (1914)
"INGOT IRON ARMCO culvert is entering upon its second period of usefulness. ... California Corrugated culvert Company, The pipe when removed showed hardly ..."

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