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synonyms for culvert

  • duct
  • gutter
  • pipe
  • canal
  • channel
  • conduit
  • drain
  • watercourse
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How to use culvert in a sentence

Pennsylvania State Police tried to stop the vehicle, and shortly afterward it veered off the road, struck a culvert and came to a stop in a grassy area in Smithburg, Md.
EX-BALTIMORE COUNTY OFFICER, TWO DAUGHTERS AND WOMAN FOUND DEAD IN CARNEWS SERVICES AND STAFF REPORTSNOVEMBER 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Near Amsterdam, for example, engineers have built extra culverts into some of the dikes meant to protect the city from storm surges, planning for a future where extra pump stations would need them to face a rising ocean.
U.S. CIVIL ENGINEERS BENT THE RULES TO GIVE NEW ORLEANS EXTRA PROTECTION FROM HURRICANES. THOSE ADJUSTMENTS MIGHT HAVE SAVED THE CITY DURING IDAALEJANDRO DE LA GARZASEPTEMBER 2, 2021TIME
In central Pennsylvania we got caught in a summer thunderstorm that soaked us immediately and sent runoff boiling out of culverts and sheeting down hillsides.
SEBASTIAN JUNGER ON WALKING AMERICA’S RAILROADSSEBASTIAN JUNGERMAY 19, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
A "culvert" is a bridge of small span giving passage to drainage.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
"I don't know—I couldn't see—we ran into a culvert," replied Maud.
WAYSIDE COURTSHIPSHAMLIN GARLAND
There was a shrieking streak of white and he disappeared under a culvert.
JANE JOURNEYS ONRUTH COMFORT MITCHELL
By these hornbeam trees a little streamlet flows out from the copse and under the road by a culvert.
THE HILLS AND THE VALERICHARD JEFFERIES
Under the natural culvert, formed by the trunk fallen across, they cast their lines, using flies from their hook.
THE RANGER BOYS AND THE BORDER SMUGGLERSCLAUDE A. LABELLE
Davey held his breath; he saw the mare buck and then take the log culvert over the creek two or three hundred yards from McNab's.
THE PIONEERSKATHARINE SUSANNAH PRICHARD
For the smaller boy was really wedged by his rolled-up jacket tight into the mouth of the culvert.
SIX LITTLE BUNKERS AT MAMMY JUNE'SLAURA LEE HOPE
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WORDS RELATED TO CULVERT

  • aqueduct
  • cable
  • canal
  • channel
  • conductor
  • course
  • culvert
  • duct
  • flow
  • flume
  • gully
  • gutter
  • lead-in
  • lead-out
  • main
  • pipe
  • pipeline
  • race
  • sewer
  • spout
  • trough
  • tube
  • watercourse
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.