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1. Wing deflector
A triangular structure installed in a stream, protruding from one bank out into the center of the stream channel so as to restrict the water flow to a more narrow cross-sectional area, creating an increased flow velocity next to the deflector, a scour hole directly downstream of the structure, and a silt bar further downstream on the same bank as the structure.