Weir

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  • an aboriginal fish-trap based on a fence or barrier of stakes or rocks built across a stream.
  • 1. A wall or plate placed in an open channel to measure the flow of water. 2. A wall or obstruction used to control flow from settling tanks and clarifiers to ensure a uniform flow rate and avoid short-circuiting. (See: short-circuiting.)
    Source: Terms of the Environment


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