Noun(1) a low dam built across a stream to raise its level or divert its flow(2) a fence or wattle built across a stream to catch or retain fish
(1) Men are responsible for line and weir fishing, hunting, gardening, and the felling of trees.(2) When levels are low, a weir prevents water from leaving the lake.(3) A weir is a dam placed across a river to raise or divert the water, or a fence in a stream to catch or retain fish.(4) Upstream of the weir the River Wharfe was glassy smooth with rising trout and cruising ducks, down river the water boiled amongst the smooth white rocks.(5) Mixed news from the Galway Fishery this week, as 13 open gates on the weir meant winter levels in the river.(6) Through the extensive studies done in the area we know that raising the weir is the only way to go.(7) ├ö├ç├┐It's such a pity, that with the whole nation short of power, the water is simply flowing over the weir ,├ö├ç├û he says.(8) Trouble began in the spring of 1816 when Judge Cooper built a weir , a fish trap, across the St. Jones River to catch migrating shad and herring.(9) Set in idyllic surroundings, with the sound of the Barrow flowing gently over the weir in the background, the studio is the perfect location for an artist.(10) After considering a voluntary program last week, the decision to impose tougher restrictions was made on Monday because the flow over the weir had ceased.(11) The Derwent at Sutton is also worth a visit, with plenty of roach showing in the deeper water upstream of the weir .(12) Follow the river upstream from the weir for about two hundred yards and you will come to a clearing.(13) Sometimes on an exceptionally high tide the water flows over the weir causing a tidal effect as far up as Kingston.(14) If water levels in the river drop, the weirs will be dismantled, he added.(15) Cllr Clarke welcomed the development and said a walkway across the river at the weirs would be a great attraction.(16) King Alfred the Great is said to have responded by building weirs and embankments on the river to lower the water-level, so stranding the Danish fleet upstream.
1. weir ::
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6. bank ::
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