culvert

noun cul·vert \ ˈkəl-vərt \

Definition of culvert

1 :a transverse drain
2 :a conduit for a culvert
3 :a bridge over a culvert

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Origin and Etymology of culvert

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CULVERT Defined for English Language Learners

culvert

noun

Definition of culvert for English Language Learners

  • : a drain or pipe that allows water to flow under a road or railroad


CULVERT Defined for Kids

culvert

noun cul·vert \ ˈkəl-vərt \

Definition of culvert for Students

:a drain or waterway crossing under a road or railroad

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