Definition of mill wheel in English:

mill wheel

Syllabification: mill wheel


  • A wheel used to drive a water mill.
    More example sentences
    • Water power will again turn the mill wheel and drive the turbine to provide electricity to light the building.
    • The pent-up waters, controlled by a sluice gate, were directed past the mill wheel, driving the wooden gears, shafts and millstones.
    • The water diverted from the mainstream ends up turning a mill wheel, setting other machinery in motion.

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