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Noun: waterwheel  'wo-tu(r),weel
  1. A wheel with buckets attached to its rim; raises water from a stream or pond
    - water wheel
  2. A wheel that rotates by direct action of water; a simple turbine
    - water wheel

Derived forms: water wheels, waterwheels

Type of: hydrokinetic engine, wheel

Part of: water mill

Encyclopedia: Waterwheel