Definition of Lockfuls
1. lockful [n] - See also: lockful
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lockfuls
Literary usage of Lockfuls
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. House Documents, Otherwise Publ. as Executive Documents: 13th Congress, 2d by United States Congress. House (1878)
"Tbe maximum consumption of each boat will be two lockfuls, the daily loss by lockage will therefore bo 30x2=72 lockfuls, ..."
2. Report in Reference to the Canal to Connect the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal by John James Abert (1874)
"If a fleet of four boats meets one, it constitutes one alternate and three consecutive passages; or the five boats will consume seven lockfuls of water, ..."
3. Hydraulic Power and Hydraulic Machinery by Henry Robinson (1904)
"If six barges were to ascend with all the locks empty, the first would take five lockfuls, and the other five would take one ..."