HyperDic: waterwheel

English > 2 senses of the word waterwheel:
NOUNartifactwaterwheel, water wheela wheel with buckets attached to its rim
artifactwaterwheel, water wheela wheel that rotates by direct action of water
English > waterwheel: 2 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA wheel with buckets attached to its rim; raises water from a stream or pond.
Synonymwater wheel
BroaderwheelA simple machine consisting of a circular frame with spokes (or a solid disc) that can rotate on a shaft or axle (as in vehicles or other machines)
Spanishnoria
Catalansènia
English > waterwheel: 2 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA wheel that rotates by direct action of water; a simple turbine.
Synonymwater wheel
Part ofwater millA mill powered by a water wheel
Partsbucket, pailA roughly cylindrical vessel that is open at the top
Narrowermillwheel, mill wheelwater wheel that is used to drive machinery in a mill
noriaA water wheel with buckets attached to the rim
BroaderwheelA simple machine consisting of a circular frame with spokes (or a solid disc) that can rotate on a shaft or axle (as in vehicles or other machines)
Spanishrueda hidráulica
Catalanroda hidràulica

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