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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A transverse and totally enclosed drain under a road or railway.

Usage examples (35)
  • The solution will be to divert the canal through an existing road culvert.
  • Worse, a metal snag in culvert had broken one of the straps.
  • A culvert is a covered structure that redirects water flow under a road.
  • Neighbors say the culvert is a hazard, and they want the city to make it safer. for more
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