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Meaning of SPILLWAY

Pronunciation:  'spil`wey

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a channel that carries excess water over or around a dam or other obstruction
 

SPILLWAY is a 8 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: spill, wasteweir
 
 See Also: conduit

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Spill"way`\, n.
A sluiceway or passage for superfluous water in a reservoir,
to prevent too great pressure on the dam.

 

 

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