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floodgate

noun allow in massive problems, circumvention, colossal opening, door, escape, exhaust, exit, inundation, means, moat, open faucet, open flood-hatch, open gate, opening, outlet, overflow, provide a wide opening, release, safety valve, spout, vent
Associated concepts: immigration, open the floodgates
See also: crossroad, outlet
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Yudhoyono was earlier rumored to have ordered the governor not to open the water gate to prevent floods from inundating the presidential palace.
Leaflets describe the water gates as a flood defence system tailor-made to fit your home which will you to watch the water go past, not inside, your home.
NORTHBORO - The Northboro Public Library will be closed tomorrow to repair a leaking water gate discovered recently during the Route 20 reconstruction project.
Traffic was blocked off at the scene as workers tried to shut off the water gate.
Tenders are invited for Routine B/R Maint And Repair To Md Accn Near Water Gate Hri Repairs To Fencing Rctc Engr Det T-660 T-661 T-662 D-9 T-469 T/Ta-01 T/Ta-02 T/Ta-03 Maint Cell T-499 Etc Under Ge Fw Kolkata
Contract notice: Planning services for the repair and reconstruction of a water gate of the great wilhelmshaven sea.
Contract award notice: procurement subject is complex reconstruction water gate which extends the scope of the project on the part of plot no.
Location: Southern Focal Economic Region, the water gate of the Southern Vietnam
Tenders are invited for Repairing Servicing of Existing Water Gates 04 Nos at Lift Irrigation Scheme Tral Stage 1st
Several irrigation ditches, along with water gates and frames, are visible from the walking paths in the Rio Grande bosque.
It entails widening the Sangke River and installing four water gates along about 2.