head gate definition

  • noun:
    • A control gate upstream of a lock or canal.
    • A floodgate that manages the circulation of liquid in a ditch, sluice, race, or station.
    • regulator composed of a valve or gate that manages the price of liquid movement through a sluice
    • a gate upstream from a lock or canal that is used to manage the movement of liquid within top end

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