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3 definitions found
 for viaduct
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Viaduct \Vi`a*duct\, n. [L. via a way + -duct, as in aqueduct:
     cf. F. viaduc. See Via, and Aqueduct.]
     A structure of considerable magnitude, usually with arches or
     supported on trestles, for carrying a road, as a railroad,
     high above the ground or water; a bridge; especially, one for
     crossing a valley or a gorge. Cf. Trestlework.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  viaduct
      n 1: bridge consisting of a series of arches supported by piers
           used to carry a road (or railroad) over a valley

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  39 Moby Thesaurus words for "viaduct":
     Bifrost, bascule bridge, bateau bridge, bridge, cantilever bridge,
     carrefour, catwalk, cloverleaf, crossing, crosspoint, crossroad,
     crosswalk, crossway, drawbridge, floating bridge, flyover,
     footbridge, gangboard, gangplank, gangway, grade crossing,
     intercrossing, intersection, level crossing, lift bridge,
     overbridge, overcrossing, overpass, pontoon bridge, rope bridge,
     rotary, span, stepping-stone, stepstone, suspension bridge,
     swing bridge, toll bridge, traffic circle, undercrossing
  
  

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