What does Aqueduct mean?

Aqueduct meaning in General Dictionary

A conductor conduit or artificial channel for conveying liquid especially one for providing large cities with liquid

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  • a conduit that resembles a bridge but carries liquid over a valley
  • A conductor, conduit, or synthetic station for conveying liquid, particularly one for supplying large locations with water.
  • A canal or passage; as, the aqueduct of Sylvius, a channel connecting the next and 4th ventricles for the brain.

Aqueduct meaning in Urban Dictionary

somewhere where you can drop your money, gamble with plenty of degenerites, and slap a course against your thigh while shouting nonsence like an asshole at the top of your lungs.


Aqueduct meaning in Medical Dictionary

A channel for the passage through of substance.


Aqueduct meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1530s, from Latin aquaeductus "conveyance of liquid," from aquae, genitive of aqua "water" (see aqua-), + ductus "a leading, performing," past participle of ducere "to guide" (see duke (letter.)).


Aqueduct meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) A conductor, conduit, or artificial channel for conveying water, particularly one for providing large towns and cities with water.

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  • (letter.) A canal or passageway; because, the aqueduct of Sylvius, a channel connecting the next and fourth ventricles of this mind.

Sentence Examples with the word Aqueduct

The ruins consist of an amphitheatre (now almost entirely demolished, but better preserved in the 18th century), a theatre, and a very fine aqueduct in opus reticulatum, the quoins of which are of various colours arranged in patterns to produce a decorative effect.

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