guttering
noun Date: 1703 1. material for gutters 2. gutter 1a

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  • guttering — ► NOUN chiefly Brit. ▪ the gutters of a building …   English terms dictionary

  • Guttering — Gutter Gut*ter, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Guttered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Guttering}.] 1. To cut or form into small longitudinal hollows; to channel. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To supply with a gutter or gutters. [R.] Dryden. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • guttering — [[t]gʌ̱tərɪŋ[/t]] N UNCOUNT Guttering consists of the plastic or metal channels fixed to the lower edge of the roof of a building, which rain water drains into …   English dictionary

  • guttering — /gut euhr ing/, n. 1. the act of making gutters. 2. material for making gutters. 3. the gutters of an individual building. 4. the melted wax or tallow of a candle. [1400 50; late ME. See GUTTER, ING1] * * * …   Universalium

  • guttering — 1. noun gutters considered as a group 2. adjective flickering and about to be extinguished …   Wiktionary

  • guttering — gut|ter|ing [ˈgʌtərıŋ] n [U] BrE the open pipes that are fixed to the edge of the roof of a house to collect and carry away rain water …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • guttering — gut·ter || gÊŒtÉ™(r) n. channel for carrying off fluid, conduit, drainpipe v. flow in a channel; flicker, sputter, grow weak (i.e. candle flame) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • guttering — noun chiefly Brit. the gutters of a building …   English new terms dictionary

  • guttering — noun (U) the open pipes that are fixed to the edge of the roof of a house to collect and carry away rain water see also: gutter 1 (2) …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • guttering — UK [ˈɡʌtərɪŋ] / US noun [uncountable] British the open pieces of pipe that are fixed along the edge of a roof to carry rain water away …   English dictionary

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