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tailrace: Meaning and Definition of

tail•race

Pronunciation: (t?l'r?s"), [key]
? n.
  1. the race, flume, or channel leading away from a waterwheel or the like.
  2. the channel for conducting tailings or refuse away in water.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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