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watermill

noun [C] uk   /ˈwɔː.tə.mɪl/  us   /ˈwɑː.t̬ɚ-/
a mill (= a machine that produces flour) whose power is provided by a large wheel that is turned by moving water, especially a river
Translations of “watermill”
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指河水驅動的)水力磨粉機,水磨…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指河水驱动的)水力磨粉机,水磨…
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