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Definition[edit | edit source]

A water wheel, i e a hydraulic powered device, for divert water a channel.

etimology[edit | edit source]

dam protogermanic dammaz

and

diversion from divert (remove the water via a channel)

Example[edit | edit source]

In Mesopotamia, very large weirs and diversion dams were built, to create reservoirs and to supply canals that carried water over considerable distances across flat areas.[1]

Translation[edit | edit source]

es azuda


de. Umleitung Dam

zh-tw:水车

  1. History of water resources
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