Headrace



[hed-reys] /ˈhɛdˌreɪs/

noun
1.
the , flume, or channel leading to a water wheel or the like.
/ˈhɛdˌreɪs/
noun
1.
a channel that carries water to a water wheel, turbine, etc Compare tailrace

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