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

  • n. A board or structure of boards extending above a dam to increase its capacity.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A board placed temporarily upon a milldam, to raise the water in the pond above its usual level.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A board placed temporarily upon a milldam, to raise the water in the pond above its usual level; a flushboard.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as flashing-board.

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

  • n. boarding place along the top of a dam to increase its height


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