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ˈkʌtˌwɔ tər, -ˌwɒt ərCut·wa·ter

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  1. cutwater(Noun)

    The forward curve of the stem of a ship

  2. cutwater(Noun)

    the wedge of a bridge pier, that resists the flow of water and ice.

  3. cutwater(Noun)

    a black skimmer; a sea bird of the species Rhynchops niger, that flies low over the sea, "cutting" the water surface with its lower mandible to catch small fish.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cutwater(noun)

    the fore part of a ship's prow, which cuts the water

  2. Cutwater(noun)

    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

  3. Cutwater(noun)

    a sea bird of the Atlantic (Rhynchops nigra); -- called also black skimmer, scissorsbill, and razorbill. See Skimmer

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Cutwater in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Cutwater in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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