Wasteweir Waste"weir`, n. An overfall, or weir, for the escape, or overflow, of superfluous water from a canal, reservoir, pond, or the like. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • wasteweir — noun A weir that allows the escape of excess water from a canal or reservoir …   Wiktionary

  • wasteweir — noun a channel that carries excess water over or around a dam or other obstruction • Syn: ↑spillway, ↑spill • Derivationally related forms: ↑spill (for: ↑spill) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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