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troughs

noun , plural of 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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dikes, ditches, fosses, gutters, sheughs [chiefly Scottish], trenches

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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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