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Noun Concept
Categories: Song dynasty, Rivers, Chinese inventions, Articles with short description, long volume value
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lock  lock chamber  canal lock
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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
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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 & WordNet 2020
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
Device for raising and lowering boats or ships 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)