Weir

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

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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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

[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

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

[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

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

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

A weir ɪər is a barrier across a river designed to alter its flow characteristics. In most cases, weirs take the form of obstructions smaller than most conventional dams, pooling water behind them while also allowing it to flow steadily over their tops. Weirs are commonly used to alter the flow of rivers to prevent flooding, measure discharge, a...
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Weir

[surname] Weir is a surname. Notable people with the surname include: ==As a middle name== ...
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