Meaning of SPILLWAY in English

SPILLWAY

ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun

1. : a passage (as a paved apron or channel) for surplus water over or around a dam or similar obstruction

2. : a channel through which lake water or meltwater from a glacier flows or has flowed over a barrier (as of glacial drift)

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