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Locks (Waterways) (Pmhjyn)

Definition
Structures in a waterway with gates at each end, used in raising and lowering vessels from one water level to another. (Source: AASHTO Glossary)
Broader Term
Parts of canals and waterways (Pmhjy)
Narrower Terms
Lock chambers (Pmhjync)
Lock gates (Pmhjyng)
Lift gates (Locks) (Pmhjynm)
Related Terms (Hierarchical)
Banks (Waterways) (Pmhjyb)
Canal linings (Pmhjyd)
Channels (Waterways) (Pmhjye)
Flumes (Pmhjyh)
Stilling basins (Pmhjys)
Substrates (Waterways) (Pmhjyu)