from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A pipe or channel designed to transport water from a remote source, usually by gravity.
- n. A bridgelike structure supporting a conduit or canal passing over a river or low ground.
- n. Anatomy A channel or passage in an organ or a body part, especially such a channel for conveying fluid.
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- n. An artificial channel that is constructed to convey water from one location to another.
- n. A structure carrying water over a river or depression, especially in regards to ancient aqueducts.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A conductor, conduit, or artificial channel for conveying water, especially one for supplying large cities with water.
- n. A canal or passage.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A conduit or channel for conducting water from one place to another.
- n. In anatomy, same as aquœductus.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a conduit that resembles a bridge but carries water over a valley
This aqueduct is a narrow canal in the center of the brain through which CSF moves between the third and fourth ventricle (chambers in the brain that produce and store CSF).
Blockage at the aqueduct is assumed when the lateral and third ventricles are enlarged proximal to the obstruction, and the fourth ventricle is relatively small.
The aqueduct is dry now, having long ago been replaced with a more modern water system with higher capacity.
This easy hike takes about four hours and walking on the aqueduct is interesting.
Parts of the Via Appia Antica are closed to traffic on Sundays, and the stretch running south from the Tomb of Cecilia Metella, lined with crumbling graves and tall umbrella pines, and parallel to an aqueduct, is one of the finer archaeological walks in the world.
Among the ideas: a new binational aqueduct from the Colorado River, co-financed by water-short San Diego County; desalination plants; a series of wells.
(Isa 7: 17-25; Isa 8: 6-8), be utterly destroyed (Isa 10: 21, 22). conduit -- an aqueduct from the pool or reservoir for the supply of the city.
—is called an aqueduct, delivering water from hundreds of miles away.
That figure included the so-called aqueduct in early December in which two public holidays fell on Tuesday and Thursday of the same week.
If the aqueduct was a simple buried pipe it might be quite hard for enemies to find.