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.
Anatomy. a canal or passage through which liquids pass.
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How to use aqueduct in a sentence
Since the 15th century, aqueducts have carried water for kilometers across the island’s mountains and rugged terrain.Now that Madeira is easier to get to, it makes for a great family vacation | Leron Kornreich | August 4, 2022 | Washington Post
A day later, in a different video published on his Instagram account, García announced that the government would build an aqueduct.
In any case, one of the first tasks assigned to the teenager trainees focused on teamwork, and as such entailed investing their time in repairing and cleaning public works like canals and aqueducts.History of the Aztec Warriors: The Grim Fighters of Mexico | Dattatreya Mandal | June 20, 2022 | Realm of History
Change came faster and faster with the building of an aqueduct that brought a large supply of water to town—to quench the city’s thirst, fight fires and fuel industry—gas lighting, transportation, heating, cooking stoves, and ice boxes.The Great Fire of 1835 Helped Create Modern New York City | Daniel S. Levy | March 11, 2022 | Time
This subsidence is collapsing the canals and ditches, reducing the flow of the very aqueduct that we built to create the flow itself.
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 | THE 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.
In attempting to break the aqueduct of Chapoltepec to cut off the water from the city, a powerful resistance was made.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology | Joel Munsell
The aqueduct is of brick, and is supported on two ranges of arches across the valley between two of the five hills of the city.Journal of a Voyage to Brazil | Maria Graham
The headwaters of the Sele have been tapped for the great aqueduct for the Apulian provinces.
The present government, instead of constructing similar works, neglects even the repairs and requisite cleansing of this aqueduct.
The aqueduct, which had been long destroyed, he renewed, and brought in water through it.Theodoric the Goth | Thomas Hodgkin
British Dictionary definitions for aqueduct
a conduit used to convey water over a long distance, either by a tunnel or more usually by a bridge
a structure, usually a bridge, that carries such a conduit or a canal across a valley or river
a channel in an organ or part of the body, esp one that conveys a natural body fluid
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