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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
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A channel that carries excess water over or around a dam or other obstruction
Nouns denoting man-made objects
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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