CUTWATER MEANING IN ENGLISH

• Cutwater Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) A sea bird of the Atlantic (Rhynchops nigra); -- called also black skimmer, scissorsbill, and razorbill. See Skimmer.
  2. (n.) The fore part of a ships prow, which cuts the water.
  3. (n.) A starling or other structure attached to the pier of a bridge, with an angle or edge directed up stream, in order better to resist the action of water, ice, etc.; the sharpened upper end of the pier itself.


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