Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
- the lower part of a millrace
- a water channel to carry away tailings from a mine
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
- The part of a millrace below the water wheel through which the spent water flows.
- A channel for floating away mine tailings and refuse.