: a canal in which water flows to and from a mill wheelalso: the current that drives the wheel
Examples of millrace in a Sentence
Recent Examples on the WebAccording to the North Branford Land Conservation Trust, the dam and millrace in the area dates back to 1761 and over its history was used to power a lumber mill, cider mill, grist mill and a factory that produced ax handles.
Peter Marteka, courant.com, 25 Feb. 2018
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