Definition of Forebays
1. forebay [n] - See also: forebay
Lexicographical Neighbors of Forebays
Literary usage of Forebays
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The National Armories: A Review of the System of Superintendency, Civil and by Charles Stearns (1852)
"For forebays, flames, raceways, harness for tilt hammers, shafting, and other fixtures, at the Middle Water Shop, 5000 2. For a new bridge across Mill River ..."
2. Hydroelectric Developments and Engineering: A Practical and Theoretical by Frank Koester (1909)
"forebays. forebays must be located so as to deflect all foreign material as much as possible. This is best done by placing the deflecting wall at an angle ..."
3. The Niagara Falls Electrical Handbook: Being a Guide for Visitors from (1904)
"Extending from this basin to forebays located close to the edge of the high bank are two connecting canals, through which water flows from the basin to the ..."
4. Long-distance Electric Power Transmission: Being a Treatise on the Hydro by Rollin William Hutchinson (1907)
"(Table II. ) Auxiliaries of Pipe Systems: forebays, Sand Boxes, and " Grizzles." — forebays have two functions; namely, to Big. 33. ..."
5. Uniform Classification of Accounts for Electrical Utilities (1922)
"(d) forebays, penstocks and tailraces. 319. Roads, Trails and Bridges. This account shall include the cost of permanent roads, trails, bridges, tramways, ..."