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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 weir /ˈwær, ˈwɛr, ˈwɪr/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Weir Wear, n.
 1. A dam in a river to stop and raise the water, for the purpose of conducting it to a mill, forming a fish pond, or the like.
 2. A fence of stakes, brushwood, or the like, set in a stream, tideway, or inlet of the sea, for taking fish.
 3. A long notch with a horizontal edge, as in the top of a vertical plate or plank, through which water flows, -- used in measuring the quantity of flowing water.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a low dam built across a stream to raise its level or divert
           its flow
      2: a fence or wattle built across a stream to catch or retain