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Meaning of WATER GATE

Pronunciation:  'wotur geyt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  regulator consisting of a valve or gate that controls the rate of water flow through a sluice
 
 Synonyms: floodgate, head gate, penstock, sluice valve, sluicegate
 
 See Also: regulator, sluice, sluiceway

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Wa"ter gate`\
A gate, or valve, by which a flow of water is permitted,
prevented, or regulated.

 

 

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