1. 〔みぞ〕a ditch;〔排水溝〕a drain;〔道路の〕a gutter;〔地下の下水溝〕a sewer
    • 溝をさらう
    • clear a ditch [gutter]
    • 泥で溝が詰まった
    • The drain [gutter] is clogged with mud.
  1. 溝板the board cover of a ditch; a ditch plank
  1. 溝板選挙a grassroots(-level) [door-to-door] election campaign
    • 溝板選挙を繰り広げる
    • conduct a door-to-door election campaign
  1. 溝川a ditch
  1. 溝さらいgutter-cleaning;〔人〕a scavenger
  1. 溝鼠ねずみa brown [Norway] rat
  1. 溝水ditchwater
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  1. 1〔掘割り〕a ditch
    • 溝を掘る
    • dig a ditch
    • 溝にはまる
    • fall into a ditch
    • 下水用の溝
    • a drain/a gutter
  1. 2〔敷居・機械・レコードなどの〕a groove
    • 窓わくに溝をつける[彫る]
    • groove [cut a groove in] a window frame
  1. II〔気持ち・関係の隔たり〕a gulf; a gap
    • 両国の間に溝ができた
    • A gulf has formed between the two countries.
    • 夫婦の間に溝がある
    • The husband and wife are estranged [alienated] from each other.