Definition of Cusecs
1. Noun. (plural of cusec) ¹
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Definition of Cusecs
1. cusec [n] - See also: cusec
Lexicographical Neighbors of Cusecs
Literary usage of Cusecs
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Control of Water as Applied to Irrigation, Power and Town Water Supply by Philip à Morley Parker (1913)
"4000 cusecs discharge. 6 feet deep, constructed in shingle and sandy soil. ... 300- 1000 cusecs. Conditions as in branches, but some fine silt in bed in a ..."
2. The Riddle of Mars: The Planet by C. E. Housden (1914)
"This is on the supposition that the full amount available could be brought into use. If, out of the 10000000 cusecs available from the southern polar cap, ..."
3. "Water Supply" and "drainage" Systematised and Simplified by Charles Edward Housden (1912)
"Now to ascertain the value of d', the diameter of the lower circle, in a full drain we should have to reduce the required discharge from 21 cusecs to 21 X ..."
4. Notes on Irrigation Works: A Course of Lectures Delivered at Oxford Under by Nicol Finlayson Mackenzie (1910)
"The canal itself discharges at the aqueduct 4100 cusecs and is designed, in addition to its own irrigation, to supplement the supply in some branches of the ..."
5. The Precise and Therefore Economic Calculation of Pipe Drain and Sewer by Charles Edward Housden (1912)
"For Bazin (i) F = 12'37 X 179 = 22'14 cusecs. For Bazin (ii) F= 14'35 X 146='95 cusecs. For a drain with side slopes of 3 to 1, 21 X 047= say 10, ..."
6. Facts, Figures, and Fomulæ for Irrigation Engineers by Robert Burton Buckley (1908)
"In the Wakkerstroom Furrow, in Cape Colony, South Africa, it is recorded that--' "out of 3-55 cusecs entering the furrow, 0-43 cusecs or 12 per cent, ..."
7. The Practical Design of Irrigation Works by William George Bligh (1907)
"In a channel, though, that carries 3,ooo cusecs, as in the Jhelum, ... On distributaries the allowance of 2 cusecs per square mile amply covers everything ..."
8. Indian Storage Reservoirs with Earthen Dams: Being a Practical Treatise on by William Lumisden Strange (1913)
"(fc) The Nira Canal, in the Poona district, Bombay, with a head discharge of 455 cusecs and a length of 101 miles, has been gauged to lose 1 cusec a mile, ..."