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millrace

, millrun
1. the current of water that turns a millwheel
2. the channel for this water

millrace

[′mil‚rās]
(civil engineering)
A canal filled with water that flows to and from a waterwheel acting as the power supply for a mill.
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After testing the soil and getting an OK from the state, Hershberger arranged with the contractor to dig up the pond on Kercher and move the clean soil to the Millrace property.
The new segment of path will meander between the pond and millrace from a new trailhead to be located at the eastern terminus of South B Street and will run about a half-mile to the west end of the Swanson mill property.
Millrace Cottage, in Lintz Green, Lintzford, is for sale at PS625,000, through Fine and Country, tel: 0845 459 6000.
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Path users will be able to view from a new trailhead the water body the city will create just south of the city center: a pond intended to cleanse polluted water before it flows into the restored millrace.
The trunk remains rooted in the ground in the five hectare woodland between Heol Cefn Onn and Millrace Close.
The court was told O'Brien caused EUR300 worth of criminal damage at Millrace Hotel, Bunclody, Co Wexford on Friday.
PC Fergus Green said: "The poor state of Millrace Road and anti-social behaviour in the Lygon Close area were chosen for action, along with calls for investigations into the possibility of improving sound insulation in local flats.
Wednesday at 1776 Millrace Drive, presented by Tony Biglan; sponsored by Stand for Children; free; childcare provided; 541-484-2123.
Contract notice: Flood control measures for opEirenskeho mill including renewal millrace involving sensitive repair the existing retention basins and underground parts drive without destroying the vault recovery partition object d.
GILLIAN and Ken Richards moved into their four-bedroom home at Millrace Close in Lisvane 34 years ago when it had just been built.
Another archaeological survey of the site for the new Medical Sciences building at the university also revealed evidence of a waterwheel pit and millrace from the late 18th Century, when the site was occupied by a snuff mill designed by eminent civil engineer John Smeaton.