Gutter

  • 1 Gutter — may refer to:* Rain gutter, a narrow channel which collects rainwater from the roof of a building and diverts it away from the structure, typically into a drain. * Street gutter, a depression which runs alongside a city street, usually at the… …

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  • 2 Gutter — Gut ter, n. [OE. gotere, OF. goutiere, F. goutti[ e]re, fr. OF. gote, goute, drop, F. goutte, fr. L. gutta.] [1913 Webster] 1. A channel at the eaves of a roof for conveying away the rain; an eaves channel; an eaves trough. [1913 Webster] 2. A… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 Gutter — (englisch = Rinnstein) bezeichnet: Gutter (Comic), den Raum zwischen den Panels eines Comics Gutter, die Bereiche rechts und links neben der Lauffläche einer Bowlingbahn, siehe Bowling #Die Bowlingbahn Gutter Ballet, ein 1989 erschienenes… …

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  • 4 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

  • 5 gutter — ► NOUN 1) a shallow trough beneath the edge of a roof, or a channel at the side of a street, for carrying off rainwater. 2) (the gutter) a very poor or squalid environment. 3) technical a groove or channel for flowing liquid. ► VERB 1) (of a… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 6 gutter — [gut′ər] n. [ME gotere < OFr gutiere < L gutta, a drop] 1. a trough or channel along or under the eaves of a roof, to carry off rain water 2. a narrow channel along the side of a road or street, to carry off water, as to a sewer 3. a place… …

    English World dictionary

  • 7 Gutter — Gut ter, v. i. To become channeled, as a candle when the flame flares in the wind. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 8 Gutter — Gutter,   Bundsteg …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 9 gutter — [n] ditch channel, conduit, culvert, dike, drain, duct, eaves, fosse, funnel, gully, moat, pipe, runnel, sewer, sluice, spout, sulcation, trench, trough, tube, watercourse; concept 440 …

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  • 10 gutter — [[t]gʌ̱tə(r)[/t]] gutters, guttering, guttered 1) N COUNT: usu the N The gutter is the edge of a road next to the pavement, where rain water collects and flows away. It is supposed to be washed down the gutter and into the city s vast sewerage… …

    English dictionary

  • 11 gutter — I UK [ˈɡʌtə(r)] / US [ˈɡʌtər] noun Word forms gutter : singular gutter plural gutters 1) [countable] the edge of the road, where water flows away 2) [countable] guttering 3) a) the gutter the lowest level of moral standards He was accused of… …

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  • 12 gutter — gut|ter1 [ˈgʌtə US ər] n [Date: 1200 1300; : Old French; Origin: goutiere, from goute drop ; GOUT] 1.) the low part at the edge of a road where water collects and flows away ▪ The gutters were blocked and overflowing. ↑chimney, ↑gutter 2.) …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 13 gutter — {{11}}gutter (n.) late 13c., watercourse, water drainage channel along the side of a street, from Anglo Norman gotere, from O.Fr. guitere, goutiere (13c., Mod.Fr. gouttière) gutter, spout (of water), from goute a drop, from L. gutta a drop.… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 14 gutter — gutterlike, adj. /gut euhr/, n. 1. a channel at the side or in the middle of a road or street, for leading off surface water. 2. a channel at the eaves or on the roof of a building, for carrying off rain water. 3. any channel, trough, or the like …

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  • 15 gutter — n. (fig.) 1) to get down into the gutter 2) to drag smb. down into the gutter * * * [ gʌtə] (fig.) to get down into the gutter to drag smb. down into the gutter …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 16 gutter — gut|ter1 [ gʌtər ] noun 1. ) count an open piece of pipe that is attached to the edge of a roof to carry rain water away 2. ) count the edge of the road, where water flows away 3. ) the gutter the lowest level of moral standards: dragging… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 17 gutter — 1 noun 1 (C) the edge of a road next to the path, where water collects and flows away 2 (C) an open pipe or channel 1 (4), fixed to the edge of a roof to collect and carry away rain water 3 the gutter the bad social conditions of the lowest and… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18 gutter — /ˈgʌtə / (say gutuh) noun 1. a channel at the side (or in the middle) of a road or street, for leading off surface water. 2. any channel, trough, or the like for carrying off fluid. 3. Also, gully; Chiefly Victoria and Tasmania, spout. a channel… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 19 gutter — I. noun Etymology: Middle English goter, from Anglo French gutere, goter, from gute drop, from Latin gutta Date: 14th century 1. a. a trough along the eaves to catch and carry off rainwater b. a low area (as at the edge of a street) to carry off… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 20 gutter — 1. noun /ˈɡʌt.ə,ˈɡʌt.ɚ/ a) A ditch along the side of a road. Bobby stood in the middle of the gutter, traffic swerving around him. b) A duct or channel beneath the eaves of a building to carry …

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