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WATER. That liquid substance of which the sea, the rivers, and creeks are composed.
     2. A pool of water, or a stream or water course, is considered as part of the land, hence a pool of twenty acres, would pass by the grant of twenty acres of land, without mentioning the water. 2 Bl. Com. 18; 2 N. H. Rep. 255; 1, Wend. R. 255; 5 Paige, R. 141; 2 N. H. Rep. 371; 2 Brownl. 142; 5 Cowen, R. 216; 5 Conn. R. 497; 1 Wend. R. 237. A mere grant of water passes only a fishery. Co. Lit. 4 b.
     3. Like land, water is distinguishable into different parts, as the sea, (q.v.) rivers, (q.v.) docks, (q.v.) canals, (q.v.) ponds, q v.) and sewers, (q.v.) and to these may be added at water course. (q.v.) Vide 4 Mason, R. 397 River; Water course.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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They include the restoration of the timber waterwheel, which, alongside the reinstatement of the North Lade will allow for manned demonstrations for visitors.
Members of the public are recommended to take Bus S8 and S9 and get off at Zhuzihu (Hutian Elementary School), from where the Waterwheel House Trail is visible.
One major way to classify watermills is by the wheel's orientation (vertical or horizontal), one powered by a vertical waterwheel through a gear mechanism, and the other equipped with a horizontal waterwheel without such a mechanism, Firzat clarified.
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"Matthew's waterwheel concept is a great reflection of the industrial history of the area and is a strong design, which will greatly enhance the experience for visitors.
The site used to house a group of 18th-century mills making metal goods in the Avon valley, but only the brass mill remains, with a furnace and working waterwheel.
This home on Waterwheel Falls Drive in Henderson is zoned for Ulis Newton Elementary School.
A waterwheel is a machine that uses the energy of flowing or falling water to turn a wheel.
The Wild Boys video by Duran Duran where they are all on this waterwheel.
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Instead of rebuilding the Temple, they are building a huge waterwheel that will be used to bring electricity back to the valley, thereby providing them with a return to normality.