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A small reservoir at the head of the pipeline that carries water to the consumer; it is the last free water surface of a distribution system.
A reservoir feeding the penstocks of a hydro-power plant.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
An integral part of a structure’s upper story that significantly overhangs the story below; see forebay barn.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.