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Definition 1: a wheel that rotates by direct action of water; a simple turbine - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for waterwheel in the sense of this definition

(waterwheel is a kind of ...) a simple machine consisting of a circular frame with spokes (or a solid disc) that can rotate on a shaft or axle (as in vehicles or other machines)

(... is a kind of waterwheel ) water wheel that is used to drive machinery in a mill

(... is a kind of waterwheel ) a water wheel with buckets attached to the rim; used to raise water for transfer to an irrigation channel

(waterwheel is a part of ...) a roughly cylindrical vessel that is open at the top

(... is part of waterwheel) a mill powered by a water wheel

Definition 2: a wheel with buckets attached to its rim; raises water from a stream or pond - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for waterwheel in the sense of this definition

(waterwheel is a kind of ...) a simple machine consisting of a circular frame with spokes (or a solid disc) that can rotate on a shaft or axle (as in vehicles or other machines)

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