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flutter wheel

noun
1.
a waterwheel at the bottom of a chute, turned by the falling water.
Origin of flutter wheel
1810-1820
1810-20
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  • Knowing something of machinery, the American remedied the defect by means of a flutter wheel, and there was no more trouble.

    History of California Helen Elliott Bandini
  • The first wheel used was a flutter wheel, which, not proving satisfactory, was replaced by an overshot with buckets.

    Fifty Years In The Northwest William Henry Carman Folsom

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