Definition of side pond in English:

side pond

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  • A pond positioned beside a canal lock in such a way that water can flow into or out of it when the lock is operated.
    More example sentences
    • The water from descending boats is stored in the side ponds for the use of ascending boats.
    • This side pond with sluice is an interesting feature to be found by the top of the top lock at Carreghofa.
    • Despite its huge side ponds, this flight of broad locks has a history of dire water shortages.

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