penstock

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noun pen·stock \ˈpen-ˌstäk\

Definition of penstock

  1. 1 :  a sluice or gate for regulating a flow (as of water)

  2. 2 :  a conduit or pipe for conducting water

Examples of penstock in a sentence

  1. <a penstock carried water for the waterwheel>

Circa 1607

First Known Use of penstock

circa 1607


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