Definition of Millrace

1. Noun. A channel for the water current that turns a millwheel.

Exact synonyms: Millrun
Generic synonyms: Conduit



Definition of Millrace

1. Noun. (alternative form of mill race) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Millrace

1. the current of water that drives a mill wheel [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Millrace

millistere
millisteres
milliunit
milliunits
millivolt
millivoltmeter
millivolts
milliwatt
milliwatts
milliweber
milliwebers
millosevichite
millosevichites
millpond
millponds
millrace (current term)
millraces
millrind
millrinds
millrun
millruns
mills around
mills of the gods grind slowly
millstone
millstones
millstream
millstreams
milltail
milltails
millwheel

Literary usage of Millrace

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1. Report of Irrigation Investigations in California by Elwood Mead, William Ellsworth Smythe (1901)
"The millrace Canal was constructed in 1882. It really consists of two independent ... The capacity of the south millrace is about 15 cubic feet per second, ..."

2. The Rittenhouse Mill and the Beginnings of Papermaking in America by James Green (1990)
"This rebuilt mill of 1701 was one of the two mills on another Lehman survey made in 1764; it shows an "upper mill" and a "lower mill" alongside a millrace ..."

3. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1912)
"The northerly side of the millrace was more than 100 feet from Madison street. The land In question was the strip between ..."

4. Lawyers' Reports Annotated by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1905)
"millrace tA and across the Republican river, located at the point hereinbefore described, for about fifteen (15) years last past, during all of which time ..."

5. The Penal Code of California: Enacted in 1872, as Amended Up to and by California, James Henry Deering (1897)
"Any person, or persons, corporation or corporations, owning, in whole or in part, or leasing, operating, or having in charge, any millrace. irrigating-ditch ..."

6. The Penal Code of California: Enacted in 1872, as Amended in 1889 by California, Robert Desty (1881)
"Any person, or persons, corporation or corporations, owning, in whole or in part, or leasing, operating, or having in charge, any millrace, irrigating-ditch ..."

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