Origin of culvert
Words nearby culvert
How to use culvert in a sentence
Pennsylvania State Police tried to stop the vehicle, and shortly afterward it veered off the road, struck a culvert and came to a stop in a grassy area in Smithburg, Md.Ex-Baltimore County officer, two daughters and woman found dead in car|news services and staff reports|November 19, 2021|Washington Post
Near Amsterdam, for example, engineers have built extra culverts into some of the dikes meant to protect the city from storm surges, planning for a future where extra pump stations would need them to face a rising ocean.U.S. Civil Engineers Bent the Rules to Give New Orleans Extra Protection from Hurricanes. Those Adjustments Might Have Saved the City During Ida|Alejandro de la Garza|September 2, 2021|Time
In central Pennsylvania we got caught in a summer thunderstorm that soaked us immediately and sent runoff boiling out of culverts and sheeting down hillsides.
She was driving to meet a reporter waiting in an Oklahoma City motel when she crashed into the concrete wing wall of a culvert.Edward Snowden’s Whistleblowing Saga Mirrors the Karen Silkwood Case|Richard Rashke|July 2, 2013|DAILY BEAST
A culvert packed with explosives presents a particularly dangerous and challenging problem.
A "culvert" is a bridge of small span giving passage to drainage.
"I don't know—I couldn't see—we ran into a culvert," replied Maud.Wayside Courtships|Hamlin Garland
There was a shrieking streak of white and he disappeared under a culvert.Jane Journeys On|Ruth Comfort Mitchell
By these hornbeam trees a little streamlet flows out from the copse and under the road by a culvert.The Hills and the Vale|Richard Jefferies
Under the natural culvert, formed by the trunk fallen across, they cast their lines, using flies from their hook.The Ranger Boys and the Border Smugglers|Claude A. Labelle