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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Joy worked with Tunnel Ridge to develop gate-end programs that stop the shearer at a fixed point in the headgate and at adjustable points in the tailgate.
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].
In addition to monitoring the headgate (the longwall's central control system), they operate the shearer, pull shields and push the panline.
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.
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.
Effects of changes in Spring Lake Headgate elevation on water levels in the San Marcos River, Hays County, Texas.
Locals have put a sign near the headgate where the agents are stationed reading: "Federal Agent Viewing Area.