Weirs

Barriers or dams across waterways to regulate water level or divert or measure water flow, for example, to drive a mill wheel or as constructed on a canal or navigable river to retain the water and prevent overflow.

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2797
Names
weirs
weir
waterkeringen Dutch
waterkering Dutch
represas Spanish
represa Spanish
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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300006101. The J. Paul Getty Trust.