Trough

Definition of Trough

Pronunciation: trǒf
n.1.A long, hollow vessel, generally for holding water or other liquid, especially one formed by excavating a log longitudinally on one side; a long tray; also, a wooden channel for conveying water, as to a mill wheel.
2.Any channel, receptacle, or depression, of a long and narrow shape; as, trough between two ridges, etc.
3.(Meteor.) The transverse section of a cyclonic area where the barometric pressure, neither rising nor falling, has reached its lowest point.
Trough gutter
(Arch.) a rectangular or V-shaped gutter, usually hung below the eaves of a house.
Trough of the sea
the depression between two waves.

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