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Meaning of HEAD GATE

Pronunciation:  hed geyt

 
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 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a gate upstream from a lock or canal that is used to control the flow of water at the upper end
  2. [n]  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
 
 See Also: gate, regulator, sluice, sluiceway

 

 

 

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