Weir

Definition of Weir

Pronunciation: wēr
n.1.A dam in a river to stop and raise the water, for the purpose of conducting it to a mill, forming a fish pond, or the like.
2.A fence of stakes, brushwood, or the like, set in a stream, tideway, or inlet of the sea, for taking fish.
3.A long notch with a horizontal edge, as in the top of a vertical plate or plank, through which water flows, - used in measuring the quantity of flowing water.

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fence, fencing
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