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Gutter meaning

gutter - 11 dictionary results

  1. 1. a tool for gutting fish
  2. 2. a worker who guts things ( fish or buildings or cars etc.)
  3. 3. provide with gutters; " gutter the buildings"
  4. 4. A channel at the eaves of a roof for conveying away the rain; an eaves channel; an eaves trough.
  5. 5. A small channel at the roadside or elsewhere, to lead off surface water.
  6. 6. Any narrow channel or groove; as, a gutter formed by erosion in the vent of a gun from repeated firing.
  7. 7. To cut or form into small longitudinal hollows; to channel.
  8. 8. To supply with a gutter or gutters.
  9. 9. To become channeled, as a candle when the flame flares in the wind.
  10. 10. Channel for water; groove.
  11. 11. To make gutters in.

gutter - examples of usage

  1. He took one glance at the form under the car, and saw there was no hope there; then he ran to the child in the gutter and caught it into his arms. - "They Call Me Carpenter", Upton Sinclair.
  2. But the golden flood of money he commanded could not wash out certain gutter marks in his speech, person, and manner. - "Garrison's Finish A Romance of the Race-Course", W. B. M. Ferguson.
  3. His cat was walking along beside him, looking up into his face, and he was dragging his cart, with his shovel and his hoe rattling in the bottom of it, for he might want to play in the sand of the gutter. - "The Doers", William John Hopkins.
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