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Definitions of month:

part of speech: noun

The period of one revolution of the moon ( now distinguished as a " lunar" month); one of the twelve parts of the year ( a " calendar" month).

part of speech: noun

The twelfth part of the year; in popular usage, four weeks.

part of speech: noun

One of the twelve parts into which the year is divided, each containing about four weeks.

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water wheel

A machine for raising water in large quantities; a wheel moved by water, and employed to set machinery in motion- overshot, when the water acts on the wheel from above- undershot, when the water acts below on the lower part of the wheel- rim- breast, when the water acts on a part of the wheel- rim near the axis. ...

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