Viaduct meaning

vīə-dŭkt
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A series of spans or arches used to carry a road or railroad over a wide valley or over other roads or railroads.
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A long bridge consisting of a series of short spans supported on piers or towers, usually to carry a road or railroad over a valley, gorge, etc.
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A bridge with several spans that carries road or rail traffic over a valley or other obstacles.
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Origin of viaduct

  • Latin via road via (aque)duct

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition