noria definition

  • noun:
    • A water wheel with buckets mounted on its rim, regularly boost liquid from a stream, specifically for transfer to an irrigation station.
    • A water wheel with connected buckets, always raise and deposit liquid.
    • Any device making use of buckets to improve water to an aqueduct.
    • A large water wheel, switched because of the activity of a stream against its floats, and holding at its circumference buckets, where water is raised and discharged into a trough; utilized in Arabia, Asia, and in other places for irrigating land; a Persian wheel.
    • A hydraulic device of a kind found in Spain, Syria, Palestine, and other nations for increasing liquid.
    • a water wheel with buckets attached to the rim; accustomed boost water for transfer to an irrigation channel

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