radial gate

noun

Definition of radial gate

: a device used for controlling the flow of water over spillways or into canals by having the upstream face curved in the form of an arc the center of which is at the center of the gate hinge

called also tainter gate

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“Radial gate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/radial%20gate. Accessed 19 Sep. 2021.

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