lock chamber


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lock chamber

[′läk ‚chām·bər]
(civil engineering)
A compartment between lock gates in a canal.
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It is obvious that different standards for ship breadth do not allow the optimal utilization of lock chambers on both rivers simultaneously.
On the Delta Queen, the pianist, singer, and even the captain can play the steam calliope, and when in lock chambers or passing towns, tradition calls for a tuneful burst of Cruising Down The River, I'm Looking Over A Four-Leaf Clover, or Raindrops Keep Falling--as they did for the first two days of my most recent trip.
Movement can occur during opening or closing of the gate leaves, filling or emptying of the lock chamber, or jacking.
tower ) Renewal or conversion of the control of the hydraulic stations of the locks of the lock chamber
Tenders are invited for Protection of eroded banks in surroundings of tapeswaram lock chamber in tapeswaram section
Open days are being hosted early in the New Year on the Huddersfield Narrow Canal to offer visitors the chance to view an empty lock chamber and find out how they work from operational staff.
Stay more than 150 metres from the lock until you see a green flashing light, which means you can approach the lock chamber.
It is a very deep, steep-sided lock chamber which is more than 15 feet deep when full.
VPF is a proprietary, environmentally friendly manufacturing process which produces foam continuously in an air lock chamber.
Instead of producing foam at ambient pressure, VPF(SM) produces it continuously in an air lock chamber.
The gates are large doors which seal off the lock chamber from the upper and lower canal.