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trough

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1 a long hollow cylinder for carrying a substance (as a liquid or gas)

  • all of the wiring for the converted residential loft is concealed in a vertical trough
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2 a long narrow channel dug in the earth

  • I slid and fell into the trough by the side of the road, scraping my leg
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dike, ditch, fosse (or foss), gutter, sheugh [chiefly Scottish], trench

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acequia [Southwest], culvert, drain, draw, gully (also gulley), ravine

drill, furrow

ha-ha, moat, stank [British dialect], sunk fence

kennel

3 a pipe or channel for carrying off water from a roof

  • the troughs on the eaves of the house were clogged with leaves
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