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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Flash \Flash\, n. [OE. flasche, flaske; cf. OF. flache, F.
1. A pool. [Prov. Eng.] --Haliwell.
2. (Engineering) A reservoir and sluiceway beside a navigable
stream, just above a shoal, so that the stream may pour in
water as boats pass, and thus bear them over the shoal.
Flash wheel (Mech.), a paddle wheel made to revolve in a
breast or curved water way, by which water is lifted from
the lower to the higher level.
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