stilling basin


variants or stilling box or stilling pool or stilling well
: a depression in a channel or reservoir deep enough to reduce the velocity or turbulence of the flow

called also still box

compare orifice box

Word History


stilling from gerund of still entry 2

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“Stilling basin.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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