lock chamber

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Noun1.Lock chamber - enclosure consisting of a section of canal that can be closed to control the water levellock chamber - enclosure consisting of a section of canal that can be closed to control the water level; used to raise or lower vessels that pass through it
canal - long and narrow strip of water made for boats or for irrigation
enclosure - a structure consisting of an area that has been enclosed for some purpose
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subject of this invitation to tender is the replacement of the two road bridges bw 25b and 26b in the course of the rodamm by steel superstructures, Which are sold on new abutments behind the lock chamber walls, As well as the preparation of the abutment walls to remain as lock chamber walls.
Further work includes repairing lock ladders, which enable boaters to climb out of the lock, and repairing some of the stonework in and around the lock chamber.
When completed in 1929, the "canalization" project consisted of 51 movable dams with wooden wickets and a lock chamber measuring 600 ft by 110 ft.
The decanting goal was reached last week in one of the monoliths that is on the west wall of the middle lock chamber.
5m Lotto family jackpot win in 2006, helped to clear mud and vegetation from two of the canal lock chamber.
Due to the large water flow, the lock chamber of the dam of the Kokpekty reservoir broke down at 6:30 pm on March 30.
We are opening up the site to visitors providing a unique opportunity for visitors to come and walk along the bottom of the drained lock chamber and learn about the works we are doing here from the Trust's experts.
Visitors will get the chance to venture into the bottom of a drained lock chamber at Camden, which was chosen as this year marks the 200th anniversary of the start of construction of the Regent's Canal.
The process of the ship passing the dam is defined as--the lock gate opens, the ship enters the lock chamber, and then the ship is transferred through the dam (Lu et al.
Their principal dimensions shall be determined to match as good as possible the lock chamber lengths and widths on both rivers.
An average time to traverse the lock will be in the region of eight minutes, which includes a two minute equalisation (sluicing) period between the river and the lock chamber.
LOCK CHAMBER works like an elevator to help boats travel between two different water levels.