from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The highest point in the current of water as it flows over a weir, as measured from the level of the bottom of the weir-notch or of the surface of the dam. The height of the crest is the height to be used in the formula to determine the volume passing the notch in a unit of time.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Sorry, no example sentences found.
Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.