Definition of Cunettes

1. Noun. (plural of cunette) ¹



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Definition of Cunettes

1. cunette [n] - See also: cunette

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cunettes

cuneiform tubercle
cuneiformist
cuneiformists
cuneiforms
cuneocerebellar tract
cuneocuboid
cuneocuboid joint
cuneocuboid ligaments
cuneometatarsal joints
cuneonavicular
cuneonavicular articulation
cuneonavicular joint
cuneonavicular ligaments
cuneoscaphoid
cunette
cunettes (current term)
cuneus
cunicular
cuniculi
cuniculture
cuniculus
cuniform
cuniforms
cunjevoi
cunjevois
cunji
cunner
cunners
cunnies

Literary usage of Cunettes

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1. Paris Past & Present by Henry Haynie (1902)
"Some of the smaller sewers have cunettes, the water flowing along the curved ... The curving bottom, even for the cunettes, is preferred by the engineers as ..."

2. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1830)
"... round their encampment, consisting of redoubts, and gun and mortar batteries. The ditches of these works were merely shallow cunettes, the interior ..."

3. Etruscan Bologna: A Study by Sir Richard Francis Burton (1876)
"... the miserable remnants of the alluvial giants, shrink to cunettes in their huge beds. After many centuries of repose, the fourth and last outbreak in ..."

4. Sewerage: The Designing, Construction and Maintenance of Sewerage Systems by Amory Prescott Folwell (1905)
"... that of the isolated sewers, containing cunettes of various measurements, as follows: Three feet 9 inches, $67.55 ; 5 feet 7 inches, $72.37; ..."

5. An Elementary Course of Military Engineering by Dennis Hart Mahan (1865)
"In both, cases, however, they excavated deep cunettes along their main ditch, to obstruct the Russian approaches. These had no other effect than to force ..."

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