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millrace Syllabification: mill·race
Pronunciation: /ˈmilrās/

Definition of millrace in English:


The channel carrying the swift current of water that drives a mill wheel.
Example sentences
  • A council investigation led to the blocked sewerage pipe at the old mill race.
  • Surveying was the essential precondition to owning land, building a mill race, or constructing a canal, railroad, or irrigation ditch.
  • Visitors can still see the mill race which is nearly 1 metre deep.

Words that rhyme with millrace

Fuentes • rosace
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