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SPILLWAY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does spillway mean? 

SPILLWAY (noun)
  The noun SPILLWAY has 1 sense:

1. a channel that carries excess water over or around a dam or other obstruction

  Familiarity information: SPILLWAY used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


SPILLWAY (noun)


Sense 1spillway [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A channel that carries excess water over or around a dam or other obstruction

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

spillway; wasteweir; spill

Hypernyms ("spillway" is a kind of...):

conduit (a passage (a pipe or tunnel) through which water or electric wires can pass)


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