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Head gate   /hɛd geɪt/   Listen
Head gate

noun
1.
Regulator consisting of a valve or gate that controls the rate of water flow through a sluice.  Synonyms: floodgate, penstock, sluice valve, sluicegate, water gate.
2.
A gate upstream from a lock or canal that is used to control the flow of water at the upper end.






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Words linked to "Head gate" :   sluicegate, sluice valve, sluiceway, gate, sluice, regulator



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