tailrace


tail·race

noun \ˈtāl-ˌrās\

Definition of TAILRACE

:  a race for conveying water away from a point of industrial application (as a waterwheel or turbine) after use

First Known Use of TAILRACE

1776

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: tail rhyme
Previous Word in the Dictionary: tail print
All Words Near: tailrace

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up tailrace? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).