open ditch


open ditch
Steeplechase jump with a ditch on the side facing the jockey.

Equestrian sports dictionary . 2013.

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  • open ditch — ● open ditch nom masculin (anglais open, ouvert, et ditch, fossé) Obstacle de steeple chase, constitué d un fossé suivi d une haie …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Ditch, (magazine) — ditch, is an on line literary periodical edited by the Canadian writer John C. Goodman. The magazine was launched in August 2007. ditch, publishes poetry only. It was designed to promote Canadian experimental poetry which, at the time of the… …   Wikipedia

  • ditch — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ deep, wide ▪ shallow, small ▪ open ▪ The drainage system consisted of a few open ditches to facilitate run off …   Collocations dictionary

  • ditch — ditchless, adj. /dich/, n. 1. a long, narrow excavation made in the ground by digging, as for draining or irrigating land; trench. 2. any open passage or trench, as a natural channel or waterway. v.t. 3. to dig a ditch or ditches in or around. 4 …   Universalium

  • ditch — /dɪtʃ / (say dich) noun 1. a long, narrow hollow made in the earth by digging, as one for draining or irrigating land; a trench. 2. any open passage or trench, as a natural channel or waterway. 3. the border of a bowling green. 4. Colloquial the… …   Australian English dictionary

  • open — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} verb 1 door, window, box, etc. ADVERB ▪ fully, wide ▪ She opened all the windows wide to let some fresh air in. ▪ gingerly ▪ Fred opened the box gingerly and peered inside …   Collocations dictionary

  • open — Synonyms and related words: Spartan, abandoned, aboveboard, absolute, accented, acceptable, accessible, activate, admissible, admissive, admissory, adumbrate, advertise, affirmed, afford, agape, agreeable, air, ajar, aloof, altruistic, alveolar,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Open class (linguistics) — In linguistics, a word class may be either an open class or a closed class. Open classes accept the addition of new morphemes (words), through such processes as compounding, derivation, inflection, coining, and borrowing; closed classes generally …   Wikipedia

  • ditch — Synonyms and related words: abandon, abri, abysm, abyss, adit, alight, approach trench, aqueduct, arch dam, arroyo, backstop, bamboo curtain, bank, bar, barrage, barrier, bear trap dam, beaver dam, beg, boom, box canyon, breach, break, breakwater …   Moby Thesaurus

  • ditch —    An open and usually unpaved (unlined), channel or trench excavated to convey water for drainage (removal) or irrigation (addition) to or from a landscape; smaller than a canal; some ditches are modified natural waterways.    GG …   Glossary of landform and geologic terms