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 (kŭt′wô′tər, -wŏt′ər)
1. The forward part of a ship's prow.
2. The wedge-shaped end of a bridge pier, designed to divide the current and break up ice floes.


(Nautical Terms) the forward part of the stem of a vessel, which cuts through the water


(ˈkʌtˌwɔ tər, -ˌwɒt ər)

1. the forward edge of the stem of a ship.
2. a sharply pointed upstream face of a bridge pier, for resisting the effects of moving water or ice.
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The sun was getting up, and mortal white he looked about the cutwater.
Where did’ee ever fall in with a regular built vessel, with starn-post and cutwater, gar board-streak and plank- shear, gangways, and hatchways, and waterways, quarter-deck, and forecastle, ay, and flush-deck?
Cutwater Investor Services Corp (doing business as Insight Investment) is the fund's investment adviser.
Step up Sperry's Cutwater all-weather ready deck boots which are designed with a waterproof shell, Thinsulate lining and water resistant leathers meaning they are ready to tackle any terrain.
The Cutwater Select Income Fund (CSI) has said that it has declared a dividend of USD0.
05 January 2015 - US-based financial services firm BNY Mellon (NYSE: BK) has acquired US-based fixed income and solutions specialist Cutwater Asset Management, BK said in Monday.
The Barclays Aggregate used to be a balanced combination of corporates, mortgage bonds, Treasurys and so forth," says Gautam Khanna, portfolio manager at Cutwater Asset Management, fixed-income specialists in Armonk, New York.
Godolphin's first runner and winner was Cutwater, who was successful at Nad Al Sheba racecourse in Dubai on December 24, 1992.
Dave Wilson, managing director at Cutwater Asset Management, says there's plenty of room for more entrants into the US LDI space because there are too few providers offering bespoke products.
Firstru nner& winner Cutwater, Nad Al Sheba, December 24, 1992 First winner outside UAE Seismograph, Newmarket, April 28, 1994 Champion ownerinBritain 7 times(1996, 1998, 1999, 2001, 2004,2006,2007) Champion ownerin Ireland once (1998) Eclipse Award 2009 (championowner in North America) Most winsina year (worldwide) 202 in 2009 Mostprize-mo neyina year (worldwide) US$20,376,728in 2009 Most winsinaBritishseason 148 in 2009 Most prize-money in a British season pounds 4,320,171in 2004 Main trainers Hilal Ibrahim (1994), Saeed Bin Suroor (since 1995), Mahmood Al Zarooni (since 2010) Main jockey Frankie Dettori (since 1994) Racing manager Simon Crisford (since 1994) Headquarters Al Quoz and Godolphin Marmoom Stables, Dubai Colours Royal blue
David Wilson of Cutwater Asset Management, an asset management firm at the marcus evans US Pensions Summit Spring 2012, on the fixed income markets.