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1. A fence or wattle placed in a stream to catch or retain fish.
2. A dam placed across a river or canal to raise or divert the water, as for a millrace, or to regulate or measure the flow.
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1. (Civil Engineering) a low dam that is built across a river to raise the water level, divert the water, or control its flow
2. (Angling) a series of traps or enclosures placed in a stream to catch fish
[Old English wer; related to Old Norse ver, Old Frisian were, German Wehr]
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1. a small dam in a river or stream.
2. a fence, as of brush, or a net set in a stream, channel, etc., for catching fish.
[before 900; Middle English were, Old English wer, derivative of root of werian to defend, dam up]
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|Noun||1.||weir - a low dam built across a stream to raise its level or divert its flow|
dam - a barrier constructed to contain the flow of water or to keep out the sea
|2.||weir - a fence or wattle built across a stream to catch or retain fish|
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سَد صَغير، قَنْطَرَة إحْتِجاز
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
weir[ˈwɪər] n → barrage m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
(= barrier) → Wehr nt
(= fish trap) → Fischreuse f
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
weir[wɪəʳ] n → sbarramento
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
a dam across a river, with a drop on one side. keerwal, keerdam سَد صَغير، قَنْطَرَة إحْتِجاز преливник barragem / represa jez das Wehr dæmning φράγμα ποταμού presa (pais)tamm سد pato barrageסכר बंधारा brana bukógát bendungan stíflugarður chiusa, diga せき 보, 둑 užtvanka dambis; aizsprosts empangan, bendungan damdemning, damjaz, tama açude baraj плотина hať, hrádza jez brana damm, fördämning เขื่อนเล็ก ๆ dalyan, bent 河堰 гребля; загата دریا پر لگایا گیا بند đập nước 堰
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