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cause·way

 (kôz′wā′)
n.
1. A roadway on a raised bed of earth, rubble, or other fill, usually crossing open water or a wetland.
2. A long bridge consisting of many short spans.
3. Archaic A paved highway.

[Middle English caucewei : cauce, raised road (from Norman French caucie, from Medieval Latin calciāta (via), paved (road), from Latin calx, calc-, limestone; see calx) + wei, road (variant of way; see way).]
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causeway

(ˈkɔːzˌweɪ)
n
1. (Civil Engineering) a raised path or road crossing water, marshland, sand, etc
2. (Human Geography) a paved footpath
3. (Civil Engineering) a road surfaced with setts
[C15 cauciwey (from cauci + way); cauci paved road, from Medieval Latin (via) calciāta, calciātus paved with limestone, from Latin calx limestone]
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cause•way

(ˈkɔzˌweɪ)

n.
a raised road, as over wet ground or a body of water.
[1400–50; late Middle English cawcewey (see way1), Middle English cauce < Anglo-French, Old North French caucie(e) < Late Latin (via) calciāta (road) paved with limestone]
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causeway

- A raised path, road, or way across a wet place or stretch of water—based on causey, "a mound, embankment, or dam to retain water."
See also related terms for mound.
Farlex Trivia Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

causeway

A craft similar in design to a barge, but longer and narrower, designed to assist in the discharge and transport of cargo from vessels. See also barge; watercraft.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.causeway - a road that is raised above water or marshland or sandcauseway - a road that is raised above water or marshland or sand
road, route - an open way (generally public) for travel or transportation
Verb1.causeway - provide with a causeway; "A causewayed swamp"
furnish, provide, supply, render - give something useful or necessary to; "We provided the room with an electrical heater"
2.causeway - pave a road with cobblestones or pebbles
pave - cover with a material such as stone or concrete to make suitable for vehicle traffic; "pave the roads in the village"
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Translations
násepzvýšená lávka
upphækkaîur vegur/stígur
sankasa
dambisuzbērts ceļš
zvýšená cesta
yükseltilmiş yol

causeway

[ˈkɔːzweɪ] Ncalzada f or carretera f elevada; (in sea) → arrecife m
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

causeway

[ˈkɔːzweɪ] nchaussée f (surélevée)
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

causeway

nDamm m
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

causeway

[ˈkɔːzˌweɪ] nstrada rialzata
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

causeway

(ˈkoːzwei) noun
a raised pathway, road etc over wet ground or shallow water.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.
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