Definition of “culvert” - English Dictionary


“culvert” in English

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culvertnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈkʌl.vət/ us /ˈkʌl.vɚt/

Examples from literature

  • Fred thought he heard a shout as they passed under the culvert. 
  • Poor lads, they had been sitting on an old culvert with water up to their waists. 
  • Presently an officer rode his horse down to the stream at the head of the culvert. 
  • The road gang put in a culvert through which flowed the drainage from a hill on the opposite side of the road. 
  • They all agreed to meet down by the culvert. 

(Definition of “culvert” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)