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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

The embankment had few culverts, severely cutting water flow from one side of the embankment to the other.
HOW MIT ENDED UP ON MEMORIAL DRIVEROBERT BUDERIJUNE 29, 2022MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
The fee we charge to maintain our pipes, culverts, drains and treatment facilities hasn’t been updated in almost 25 years, and as a result, we’ve fallen far behind on critically needed improvements to protect our beaches and waterways.
POLITICS REPORT: WHAT THE MAYOR DIDN’T SAYANDREW KEATTS AND SCOTT LEWISJANUARY 15, 2022VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Lora is also looking for funds to surround the culvert with a large fence that curves at the top.
STORM DRAINS KEEP SWALLOWING PEOPLE DURING FLOODSBY TOPHER SANDERSDECEMBER 9, 2021PROPUBLICA
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
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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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.