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Noun Concept
Categories: Water transport infrastructure, Locks (water transport), Chinese inventions, Rivers, Articles with short description
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lock  lock chamber  canal lock  locks  canal locks
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Enclosure consisting of a section of canal that can be closed to control the water level; used to raise or lower vessels that pass through it WordNet 3.0
English:
ship
waterway
water transport
river
canal
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Enclosure consisting of a section of canal that can be closed to control the water level; used to raise or lower vessels that pass through it WordNet 3.0 & Open English WordNet
A lock is a device used for raising and lowering boats, ships and other watercraft between stretches of water of different levels on river and canal waterways. Wikipedia
A device for boats to transit between different levels of water, as in a canal Wikipedia Disambiguation
Fall structure with a fixed chamber in which the water level changes Wikidata
A segment of a canal or other waterway enclosed by gates, used for raising and lowering boats between levels. OmegaWiki
A chamber with gates on both ends connecting two sections of a canal or other waterway, to raise or lower the water level in each section. OmegaWiki
Segment of a canal. Wiktionary (translation)