Definitions for "Weir"
Keywords:  dam, skimmer, notch, divert, fence
A dam in a river to stop and raise the water, for the purpose of conducting it to a mill, forming a fish pond, or the like.
A fence of stakes, brushwood, or the like, set in a stream, tideway, or inlet of the sea, for taking fish.
A long notch with a horizontal edge, as in the top of a vertical plate or plank, through which water flows, -- used in measuring the quantity of flowing water.
Filtration apparatus in flame-cell protonephridia of flatworms.
a concrete spillway that is designed to prevent saltwater intrusion into the freshwater canal system