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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A wheel, typically driven by water, that powers a mill.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. the water wheel that drives the machinery of a mill.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. water wheel that is used to drive machinery in a mill

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