Mill-race



[mil-reys] /ˈmɪlˌreɪs/

noun
1.
the channel in which the current of water driving a flows to the .
2.
the current itself.
/ˈmɪlˌreɪs/
noun
1.
the current of water that turns a millwheel
2.
the channel for this water
n.

late 15c., from mill (n.1) + race (n.1) in the “current” sense.

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