HyperDic: penstock

English > 2 senses of the word penstock:
NOUNartifactpenstock, sluicegate, sluice valve, floodgate, head gate, water gateregulator consisting of a valve or gate that controls the rate of water flow through a sluice
artifactpenstock, sluice, sluicewayconduit that carries a rapid flow of water controlled by a sluicegate
English > penstock: 2 senses > noun 1, artifact
Meaningregulator consisting of a valve or gate that controls the rate of water flow through a sluice.
Synonymssluicegate, sluice valve, floodgate, head gate, water gate
Part ofsluice, sluiceway, penstockconduit that carries a rapid flow of water controlled by a sluicegate
BroaderregulatorAny of various controls or devices for regulating or controlling fluid flow, pressure, temperature, etc.
Spanishcompuerta, esclusa
Catalancomporta
English > penstock: 2 senses > noun 2, artifact
Meaningconduit that carries a rapid flow of water controlled by a sluicegate.
Synonymssluice, sluiceway
Partssluicegate, sluice valve, floodgate, penstock, head gate, water gateregulator consisting of a valve or gate that controls the rate of water flow through a sluice
BroaderconduitA passage (a pipe or tunnel) through which water or electric wires can pass
Spanishcanal, compuerta, esclusa, presa, tubería forzada, válvula de estrangulación
Catalancanal

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