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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Noria; A circular machine that is turned by hydraulics.

Usage examples (37)
  • The waterwheel was still and the grindstone silent.
  • In height it was taller than even the great waterwheel at Pwygrith.
  • Along the way he devised some clever improvements on the waterwheel.
  • The waterwheel was easily four times Cerryl's height but stood idle. for more
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