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aqueduct

 [ak´wĕ-dukt″]
any canal or passage.
cerebral aqueduct a narrow channel in the midbrain connecting the third and fourth ventricles and containing cerebrospinal fluid.
aqueduct of Fallopius the canal for the facial nerve in the temporal bone.
sylvian aqueduct (aqueduct of Sylvius) (ventricular aqueduct) cerebral aqueduct.

aq·ue·duct

(ak'we-dŭkt), [TA]
A conduit or canal.
Synonym(s): aqueductus [TA]
[L. aquaeductus]

aqueduct

(ăk′wĭ-dŭkt′)
n.
Anatomy A channel or passage in an organ or a body part, especially such a channel for conveying fluid.

aq·ue·duct

(ahk'wă-dŭkt) [TA]
A conduit or canal.
Synonym(s): aqueductus [TA] .
[L. aquaeductus]

aqueduct

A channel carrying water or other liquid. There are a dozen named aqueducts in the body. The aqueduct of the midbrain (aqueduct of Sylvius) is a narrow channel for cerebrospinal fluid lying between the third and fourth VENTRICLES of the brain.
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"The boom in shipbuilding that helped Glasgow'flourish'was able to happen only because of the two amazing aqueducts that bring water from Loch Katrine to the two reservoirs at Milngavie and the water treatment works there.
Tunnel boring machine arrives for Manila Water aqueduct project !-- -- (The Philippine Star) - September 27, 2018 - 12:00am MANILA, Philippines The tunnel boring machine (TBM) for Manila Water's Novaliches-Balara Aqueduct 4 (NBAQ4) project has arrived on site in Quezon City.
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According to the company, the APP contract further requires AdR to operate and maintain the plant and aqueducts for a period of 37 years starting from the commencement of operation of the first phase.
But for their size and the degree of documentation, there's no agreement on how much water the aqueducts conveyed.
CITY OF SAN FERNANDO -- The Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS) shouldered the cost of fixing a major aqueduct that conveys water from Angat Dam in Bulacan to La Mesa Dam in Quezon City on behalf of two private water concessionaires.
The aqueducts, which currently serve as emergency back-up water supplies, have the potential to create 40 miles of trails if the MWRA and communities work together.
Within two minutes of setting off, we were on the 'stream in the sky' - Thomas Telford's extraordinary Pontcysyllte Aqueduct.
London, January 25 (ANI): A pair of British amateur archaeologists has claimed to have found the hidden source of a Roman aqueduct 1,900 years after it was inaugurated by the Emperor Trajan.
The estimated total length of the major aqueducts is between 448 and 502 kilometres.
The city has finally given the green light to reopen the landmarked High Bridge--the legendary granite arched bridge built as part of the Croton Aqueduct system at the turn of the century--following a detailed feasibility study.