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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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The firm also wants to transform a private parking lot between the Tractor and Stables buildings into green and open space through the parcel and along the banks of the Millrace stream.
As plans for the Knight Campus develop, the opportunities and motivations for rejuvenating the millrace are coming clearly into focus.
As presented by the UO, the campus would have three multi-story buildings on a three-acre strip of land north of Franklin and south of the millrace.
TRIBUTE BANDS Ian Scott (Neil Diamond Tribute): The River Rooms, Millrace Ln, Stourbridge 0138 439 7177; Fred Zeppelin: Old Oscott Club, Aldridge Rd, Great Barr 0121 360 4633; Whole Lotta DC: New Dogpool Hotel, Pershore Rd, Stirchley 0121 471 1910; Live Wire: Robin 2, Mount Pleasant, Bilston 01902 401211; Detroit Soul: The Jam House, St Paul's Square, Birmingham 0121 200 3030; The Big Swing with the Rat Pack Boys: 7.30pm, The Old Rep, Station St, Birmingham 0121 616 1519; Big Guns (Classic and Modern Rock Tribute): Route 44, Westly Rd, Acocks Green 0791 593 0326.
NeighborWorks Blackstone River Valley (NWBRV) will receive $50,000 from NeighborWorks Strategic Investment Fund (SIF) to undertake The Millrace Initiative, a comprehensive community development project that strengthens both the community and NWBRV through a variety of economic development, housing, entrepreneurship, creative place-making, and earned income activities.
Friday at Riverfront Parkway and Millrace Drive by an officer who recognized him, McIver said.
Millrace Cottage, Doddington, Wooler, Northumberland, is for sale at PS350,000 through Smiths Gore, tel: 01668 280801.
Dublin Coroner's Court heard Marius Simanaitis died instantly in an incident at the Millrace apartments in West Dublin on March 11, 2009.
The trunk remains rooted in the ground in the five hectare woodland between Heol Cefn Onn and Millrace Close.
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.
He was found hiding in the water in the Eugene Millrace, Springfield police said.
SWell placed for countryside walks, it has a working millrace believed to date back to the early part of the 19th Century, which served the mill and remains in workikng order.