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waterwheel

noun [C] uk   /ˈwɔː.tə.wiːl/  us   /ˈwɑː.t̬ɚ-/
a large wheel that is turned by flowing water and used to provide the power for machinery
Translations of “waterwheel”
in Chinese (Traditional) (為機械提供動力的)水輪,水車…
in Chinese (Simplified) (为机械提供动力的)水轮,水车…
(Definition of waterwheel from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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