A gate for flushing a channel that lies below the gate of a dam.


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MONOPHONIC SOUND

[ENG ACOUS] Sound produced by a system in which one or more microphones feed a single transducing channel which is coupled to one or more loudspeakers.

MONITOR

1. An instrument used to measure continuously or at intervals a condition that must be kept within prescribed limits, such as radioactivity at some point in a nuclear reactor, a variable quantity in an automatic process control system, the transmissions in a communication channel or bank, or the position of an aircraft in flight. 2. To use meters or special techniques to measure such a condition. 3. A person who watches a monitor.

MONAURAL SOUND

[ENG ACOUS] Sound produced by a system in which one or more microphones are connected to a single transducing channel which is coupled to one or two earphones worn by the listener.

MOLE DRAIN

A subsurface channel for water drainage; formed by pulling a solid object, usually a solid cylinder having a wedge-shaped point at one end, through the soil at the proper slope and depth.

MASS FLOWMETER

An instrument that measures the mass of fluid that flows through a pipe, duct, or open channel in a unit time.

LAUNDER

An inclined channel or trough for the conveyance of a liquid, such as for water in mining and construction engineering or for molten metal.

KEYWAY

1. An opening in a lock for passage of a flat metal key. 2. The pocket in the driven element to provide a driving surface for the key. 3. A groove or channel for a key in any mechanical part. Also known as key seat.

PORE

A small channel or opening in a filter medium which allows passage of fluid.

HYDRAULIC CURRENT

A current in a channel caused by a difference in the surface level at the two ends. Such a current may be expected in a strait connecting two bodies of water in which the tides differ in time or range. The current in the East River, N.Y., connecting Long Island Sound and New York Harbor, is an example.

ICE JAM

An accumulation of broken river ice or sea ice caught in a narrow channel

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