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Is a weir man made?

  A weir is a man made structure, similar to a dam only letting water overflow it and used to raise river levels by smaller amounts than a dam would.
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What happened to Dr Weir in Stargate Atlantis?

When Elizabeth Weir was seriously wounded by the Asuras (a form of replicators invented by the Ancients to combat the Wraith), Rodney McKay injected her with deactivated nanit (MORE)

What are the differences between weir and barrage?

WEIR: an impervious barrier which is constructed across a river to raise the water level on the upstream side is known as a weir. Here the water level is raised up to the requ (MORE)

Is the weir necessary in the skimmer?

The weir door is not a necessity - however it does help prevent debris that's accumulated inside the skimmer basket from floating back into the pool when the pump shuts off. (MORE)

What is the difference between a dam and a weir?

A weir is also called a low-head dam, so weirs are type of dam. Typically non-regulated so excess water simply flows over the top. A dam is large (or very large), like the Hoo (MORE)
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Are Lambiel and Weir friends?

Yes. On the Sundance Channel's "Be Good, Johnny Weir," Johnny states that he has been competing against Stephane Lambiel since they were teenagers, and that they have always b (MORE)