a control gate at the upstream end of a canal or lock.
a floodgate of a race, sluice, etc.
a gate that is used to control the flow of water at the upper end of a lock or conduit Compare tail gate
another name for floodgate (sense 1)
[hed-geer] /ˈhɛdˌgɪər/ noun 1. any covering for the , especially a hat, cap, bonnet, etc. 2. a protective covering for the , as a steel helmet or football helmet. 3. the parts of a harness about the animal’s . 4. Orthodontics Informal. a device worn on the and attached by wires and elastic bands to […]
/ˈhɛdˌɡɑːd/ noun 1. a padded helmet worn to protect the head in contact sports such as rugby and boxing
[hed-huhnt] /ˈhɛdˌhʌnt/ noun 1. a headhunting expedition: The men left the village to go on a headhunt. verb (used without object) 2. to engage in headhunting. verb To act as a headhunter
[hed-huhn-ter] /ˈhɛdˌhʌn tər/ noun 1. a person who engages in headhunting. 2. a personnel recruiter for a corporation or executive recruitment agency. 3. an executive recruitment agency. noun A person or agency that seeks out and recruits employees, esp business executives and highly paid professionals, as candidates for usually high-paying or prestigious jobs: Headhunters head […]