millrace definition

  • noun:
    • The fast-moving stream of liquid that drives a mill wheel.
    • The station when it comes to water that drives a mill wheel. Also referred to as millrun.
    • alternate form of mill race.
    • the canal where water is communicated to a mill wheel, or perhaps the present of liquid which drives the wheel.
    • a channel from a millpond to a millwheel, to present the water current that converts the millwheel.
    • The current of liquid that drives a mill-wheel, and/or station in which it flows through the dam towards mill.
    • a channel for the water present that converts a millwheel

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