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  • n. Common misspelling of aqueduct.

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Examples

  • And all of a sudden, just as I went to sleep, up comes a submarine through the aquaduct which is the main function of the chamber.

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  • Yesterday we hiked 3 hours up into a valley in the West Maui Mountains, saw an old Chinese water aquaduct and an ancient ruin of a birthing hut and stone.

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  • Some of my favorites were; Pont du Gaurd (very good Roman aquaduct) where we walked across the top and had a picnic at the base, Senaque was great, we went to a working monastery that grew fields of lavender,and also to Vence where we visited a chapel desined by Matisse (the school may have made speacial arrangements with the nuns for us to visit so you might check on that but it was beautiful).

    Que Faire a Aix-en-Provence? / What to do in Aix-en-Provence? - French Word-A-Day

  • Visit the Roman aquaduct - over 2,000 years old, near Avignon.

    Que Faire a Aix-en-Provence? / What to do in Aix-en-Provence? - French Word-A-Day

  • What a beautiful spot - in the shadows of the aquaduct.

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  • The aquaduct is at the centre of the garden and brings a powerful visual element of freshness and coolness, even though the water is neither good for drinking nor for bathing.

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  • Andrew Rasiej playing Oprah in the audience says that in the 1800s, people were dying from bad water in New York and so the city government spent billions buying a government-run aquaduct system and New York became the industrial and financial capital of the world.

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  • Fourteen paddlewheels, each about 30 feet in diameter, were turned by the Seine to power more than 200 pumps, forcing river water up a series of pipes to the Louveciennes aquaduct, a 500 foot vertical rise.

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  • I think another friend recommended Pompeii because it had an engineer in it but he never told me it was an aquaduct engineer!

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  • And admit it, aren't you glad Mulholland and his cronies built the aquaduct, corruption or not?

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