Weir

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
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Weir

A low DAM or wall across a stream to raise the upstream water level. Termed fixed crest weir when uncontrolled.
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Weir

dam across a river to raise level of water upstream or regulate flow
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weir

[n] - a fence or wattle built across a stream to catch or retain fish 2. [n] - a low dam built across a stream to raise its level or divert its flow
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Weir

See dam.
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Weir

Weir (wēr), Wear noun [ Middle English wer , Anglo-Saxon wer ; akin to German wehr , Anglo-Saxon werian to defend, protect, hinder, German wehren , Goth. warjan ; and perhaps to English wary ; or confer Sanskrit vr to check, hinde
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weir

noun a low dam built across a stream to raise its level or divert its flow
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Weir

• (n.) Alt. of Wear
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weir

(from the article `commercial fishing`) ...a branch line to a main line. Hauling is accomplished with small hand-operated or motor-driven winches. More important for catching fish in ...
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weir

any control or barrier placed in an open channel to permit measurement of water discharge. The latter may be computed from a formula expressing the ...
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Weir

[disambiguation] Weir has several different meanings: ==Places== ==People== ==Other uses== ...
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Weir

A weir (ɪər) is a barrier across a river designed to alter the flow characteristics. In most cases, weirs take the form of a barrier across the river that causes water to pool behind the structure (not unlike a dam) but allows water to flow over the top. Weirs are commonly used to alter the flow regime of the river, prevent flooding, measure dis
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weir

Low wall built across a river to raise the water level
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Weir

[song] "Weir" was the first single by Australian band Killing Heidi. The song became a teen anthem in Australia in the year of its release, and remains the band`s best-known single. In subsequent years however, following the breakup of the band, "Weir" has fallen into a relative obscurity at odds with its explosive early popularity.{Citatio
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WEIR

WEIR is a News/Talk/Sports radio formatted broadcast radio station licensed to Weirton, West Virginia, serving the Weirton/Steubenville area. WEIR is owned and operated by Priority Communications, Inc. ...
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Weir

[Hampshire cricketer] Weir (full name and dates of birth and death unknown) was an English cricketer. Weir made his first-class debut for pre-county club Hampshire against the Marylebone Cricket Club in 1843. Weir represented Hampshire in 5 first-class matches from 1843 to 1845 with his final match for Hampshire coming against the Marylebon
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