Definition of Headgates

1. Noun. (plural of headgate) ¹



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Definition of Headgates

1. headgate [n] - See also: headgate

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Headgates

headerless
headers
headfast
headfasts
headfirst
headfish
headfishes
headfold
headforemost
headful
headfuls
headgate
headgates (current term)
headgear
headgears
headgroup
headgroups
headgut
headhair
headhairs
headhouse
headhouses
headhunt
headhunted
headhunter
headhunters
headhunting

Literary usage of Headgates

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1. Irrigation Practice and Engineering by Bernard Alfred Etcheverry (1916)
"CHAPTER III MAIN headgates OR REGULATOR FOR CANAL SYSTEM Object and Location.—The main object of this structure is to control and regulate the water supply ..."

2. Irrigation Engineering by Arthur Powell Davis, Herbert Michael Wilson (1919)
"Canal headgates.—Every canal should have one or more headgates so located that the quantity of water admitted to the canal shall be at all times under ..."

3. Mills' Irrigation Manual for Lawyers, Irrigation Officers, Engineers and by Jared Warner Mills (1907)
"TAXING DITCHES, FLUMES AND headgates. § 166. Taxing Ditches as Property—Statutes Exempting. The right to use water for any beneficial purpose, and the ditch ..."

4. Irrigated Lands of United States, Canada and Mexico by Charles Ryan Price, J. Clyde Power (1909)
"The land is the property of the Canadian Pacific Railway and is being sold headgates at Main Intake: Alberta Project. ..."

5. Spanish, Commercial and Professional: Develops a New Field by Teodoro Santiago Romero (1916)
"... canal se construyen en su curso las "bocas de desagüe": For the control and regulation of the water, headgates are built at the entrance of the canal; ..."

6. Revised Laws of Nevada: Containing State Statutes of a General Nature from by Nevada, James G. Sweeney, George Frederick Talbot, Frank Herbert Norcross (1912)
"Act requiring water users to install headgates and measuring weirs, approved March 10. 1909, sections 4707-4709. Act to allow the running of water through ..."

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