aqueduct aqueduct  /ˈæ kwə ˌdəkt/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a conduit that resembles a bridge but carries water over a valley

Usage(s):

  1. A new aqueduct will connect to New York's pristine upstate water supplies and augment a century-old system.
  2. The main aqueduct winds, climbs and burrows 242 miles across the State.
  3. After deducting the cost of canal and aqueduct construction, the net profit for Minnesota will be $17.

News

  1. Pinon Hills woman rescued from aqueduct

    A passing motorist rescued a 62-year-old woman who had fallen into the California Aqueduct in Pinon Hills on Tuesday.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: San Bernardino Sun

  2. Man saves woman from drowning in aqueduct

    PINON HILLS A 62-year-old Pinon Hills woman was saved from drowning in the California Aqueduct after a passing motorist pulled her from the water Tuesday afternoon, San Bernardino County Fire Department officials said. At approximately 3 p.m., a local man spotted the woman in the aqueduct near...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Victorville Daily Press

  3. Aqueduct Authority selected high-cost sewer option for Cudjoe project

    Given the choice of a system that is a bit more expensive initially, versus one that will cost almost twice as much over its lifetime, the Florida Keys Aqueduct Authority has chosen the expensive... read more
    on June 8, 2013     Source: Key West Citizen

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Quotes

  1. "The executive branch advocates that the selection of the Aqueduct VLT franchisee be done pursuant to an expedited, transparent, apolitical and publicly accountable procurement process," Paterson said at the time in a statement.
    on Jun 30, 2010 By: David Paterson Source: GlobeSt.com

  2. "If we don't teach a faith in this integration, all is lost," Garcia said, adding that education reforms would "cost much less building an aqueduct or a great big highway to integrate our countries."
    on Dec 9, 2006 By: Alan Garcia Source: BusinessWeek

  3. "I still think he's my best horse," Zito said. "And I promise you, nobody will be in War Pass' way early in his next start, the Wood Memorial at Aqueduct on April 5. Whether he makes it or not, I don't know what the outcome will be. But I can...
    on Mar 29, 2008 By: Nick Zito Source: FOXNews

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