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Record 1 2004-08-24

English

Subject field(s)
  • Hydroelectric Power Stations
  • Canals
DEF

The tailrace of a hydroelectric power plant, with restricted outflow at the outlet of the turbines.

OBS

The term may be applied to a short stretch of stream or conduit, or to a pond or reservoir.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Centrales hydro-électriques
  • Canaux
DEF

Canal ou portion de cours d'eau recevant ou évacuant l'eau ayant passé dans une turbine, sur un déversoir, dans un siphon, etc.

Spanish

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