headgate

headgate

(ˈhɛdˌɡeɪt)
n
1. (Civil Engineering) a gate that is used to control the flow of water at the upper end of a lock or conduit. Compare tailgate3
2. (Civil Engineering) another name for floodgate1
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A headgate or chute will be a necessity, or in the case of a calmer cow, a halter, rope, and a barn corner where you can push her against a wall.
LIAM is a 1:30th scale physical model geometrically designed to simulate a single longwall panel with a three-entry headgate and tailgate configuration, along with three back bleeder entries (See Figure 1).
"The entire coal-cutting process can be observed and controlled from the remote-control panel in the headgate."
In gob-side entry retaining (GER) of underground coal seam mining, the headgate (entry 2 in front of the active panel #1) of the current mining panel (panel #1) is retained by constructing the roadside backfill body (RBB) and serves as the tailgate (entry 2 behind the active panel #1) to the subsequent adjacent panel (panel #2) [1, 2] (Figure 1).
Entry driven along goaf edge (EDG) is a kind of gateroad, which is excavated as the tailgate or headgate for future panel by retaining a narrow coal pillar along the goaf edge of the previous panel [1].
The ditch comes off a historical point of diversion where a headgate has been installed, also by cboa.
Overall, fish communities in engineered canals are subject to rapid temporal variation, dependent on whether fish are allowed to enter and pass through the headgate and weirs.
Well, for those born this side of the Middle Ages, a stantion is "a specially designed headgate to hold an animal in place while allowing feeding and resting." We used them used mostly for cattle.
Among the topics are plough longwall operations under challenging geological conditions, operational experiences with automated plow systems at the Pinnacle Mine in the US, planning galleries for high performance longwall production in thin coal seams, maintaining the headgate behind the exploitation face in difficult geological and mining conditions at the Luelski Wegiel Bogdanka Mine, and prospects for using the MR 620 roadheader with an advanced mechanical bolting system in the Bogdanka Mine.
It tore out everything down to the headgate house, and only a huge amount of labor saved the house and its important alternator/generator.
Rock Island powerhouse I, headgate slot grating, Chelan County; apparent low bidder was Pinnacle Steel Fabricators of Puyallup.
This much praised musician is now in great demand and she's already lined-up to appear at AcoustiCity the Headgate Theatre in Colchester on June 16 and at this year's Acoustic Festival of Britain in Nantwich on July 28.