- a conduit or artificial channel for conducting water from a distance, usually by means of gravity.
- a bridgelike structure that carries a water conduit or canal across a valley or over a river.
- aqueduct of sylvius,
- aqueous ammonia,
- aqueous chamber
Origin of aqueduct
Examples from the Web for aqueduct
Take a winter afternoon at Aqueduct Park in Queens several months ago, just a mile from JFK airport.It’s Kentucky Derby Day, but What About the Rest of Horse Racing?|Dan Packel|May 5, 2012|DAILY BEAST
I have a can't-miss tip in the seventh at Aqueduct plus a bridge to sell you.
Segovia is best known for its trilogy of monuments: the Aqueduct, the Cathedral, and the Fortress.
You may trace out the aqueduct all along by the remaining fragments of it.Early Travels in Palestine|Arculf et al.
The romantic appearance of this spot has been greatly changed by the stream being turned into an aqueduct in the summer of 1873.Rambles in Rome|S. Russell Forbes
In addition to its walls the town had vast cisterns, supplied by the aqueduct.Annals of a Fortress|E. Viollet-le-Duc
But this work served not only as a bridge, but as an aqueduct also, when the island was inhabited.
Among the ancient buildings which are still preserved, an amphitheatre, an aqueduct and a city gate may be mentioned.