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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''This is a unique opportunity to walk along the bottom of the drained lock chamber. DARREN GREEN
[x.sub.ij]--x-coordinate of ship i placed in the lock chamber at the stage j, and [x.sub.ij] [member of] [R.sup.+] [union] 0; [y.sub.ij]--y-coordinate of ship i placed in the lock chamber at the stage j, and [y.sub.ij] [member of] [R.sup.+] [union] 0; [mu](x)--step function, i.e.
River lock chambers on Danube have the variety of usable widths.
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.
A free open day at Northgate Locks in Chester in February will give people a chance to get up close to the repairs, enjoy a rare opportunity to walk through a drained lock chamber and talk to canal engineers.
The unwatering of the lock chamber in August will be the first in the project's history, allowing inspections of the structure and critical repairs to be completed.
Next weekend visitors will have the chance to venture into the bottom of a drained lock chamber at Camden, with this site being chosen as it is the 200th anniversary of the start of construction of the Regent's Canal..
Learn how one foot of water (30 cm) can lift one "lock chamber" that weighs 1,700 tons fully loaded (140 ft.
It will also install a new lock chamber, lock gates and a canal boat landing stage and vehicle bridge.