Sentence Examples

  • The weir across the Jumna was the first attempted in Upper India upon a foundation of fine sand; it is about 800 yds.
  • The simplest form of weir is a solid, watertight dam of firm earthwork or rubble stone, faced with stone pitching, with cribs filled with rubble, with fascine mattresses weighted with stone, or with masonry, and protected from undermining by sheet piling or one or more rows of well foundations.
  • By these arrangements the large draw-door weir across the Thames at Richmond, with three spans of 66 ft.
  • The weir is raised ¦ '.'
  • The ordinary form of frame weir consists of a series of iron frames placed across a river end on to the current, between 3 and 4 ft.

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