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spill·way

(spil'wā),
A groove or channel through which food may pass from the occlusal surfaces of teeth during the masticatory process.
Synonym(s): sluiceway

spill·way

(spil'wā)
Groove or channel through which food may pass from occlusal surfaces of teeth during masticatory process.
Synonym(s): sluiceway.
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Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark Villar said that a section of the spillway was rendered impassable due to river overflow which occurred in the last rainy season, prompting the implementation of the project.
The cost of adding another spillway has been estimated at Rs 500 crore.
Chheun said when the company does open the spillway, four communes located near the dam - Mak Brang, Kampong Kreng, Prey Khmum and Stung Keo - will face flooding issues.
The work entailed raising the spillway walls and replacing the steep section with a straight slope to ensure flood waters are contained within the channel.
The numerical model of the stepped spillway (shown in Figure 1) consists of a press slope section, a smooth section, a stepped section, and tail water section.
The gates open and release water down a spillway when the water level behind the dams gets too high.
It involved the opening of a spillway. But first, some background:
Shaft spillway is a spillway composed of a circular crest that directs the flow to an inclined or vertical axis, which is connected to a low gradient tunnel.
Connecting the basin reservoir to the spillway reservoir is done by a field-tee on which two valves were used to adjust the inlet discharge.
The affected persons of Shishkit and Gulmit had given the administration deadline of June 29 but Force Commander Gilgit-Baltistan asked for three more days for widening of Ataabad Lake spillway.
In the other case the lake can start disintegrating from downstream very slowly and water leaks out in a pretty safe manner through the spillway. There are two possibilities in this regard; either the spillway continuously gets enlarged by erosion and all the water flows out or there is a chance that the erosion rate in the spillway gets slow or even stops, and the outflow of water stops and spillway will then require manual excavation for safe disposal of water.
Spillway: Meanwhile, Hunza Nagar Deputy Commissioner Zafar Waqar Taj said lake water was a mere 20 feet away from the spillway.