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culvert


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Culvert  \Cul"vert\  (k?l"v?rt),  n.  [Prob.  from  OF  coulouere  F. 
  couloir,  channel,  gutter,  gallery,  fr  couler  to  flow.  See 
  {Cullis}.] 
  A  transverse  drain  or  waterway  of  masonry  under  a  road, 
  railroad,  canal,  etc.;  a  small  bridge. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  culvert 
  n  :  a  transverse  and  totally  enclosed  drain  under  a  road  or 
  railway 




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