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Sluice

n.1.An artifical passage for water, fitted with a valve or gate, as in a mill stream, for stopping or regulating the flow; also, a water gate or flood gate.
2.Hence, an opening or channel through which anything flows; a source of supply.
Each sluice of affluent fortune opened soon.
- Harte.
3.The stream flowing through a flood gate.
4.(Mining) A long box or trough through which water flows, - used for washing auriferous earth.
Sluice gate
the sliding gate of a sluice.
v. t.1.To emit by, or as by, flood gates.
[imp. & p. p. Sluiced ; p. pr. & vb. n. Sluicing .]
2.To wet copiously, as by opening a sluice; as, to sluice meadows.
3.To wash with, or in, a stream of water running through a sluice; as, to sluice eart or gold dust in mining.
Noun1.sluice - conduit that carries a rapid flow of water controlled by a sluicegate
Synonyms: sluiceway, penstock
Verb1.sluice - pour as if from a sluice; "An aggressive tide sluiced across the barrier reef"
Synonyms: sluice down
2.sluice - irrigate with water from a sluice; "sluice the earth"
Synonyms: flush
3.sluice - transport in or send down a sluice; "sluice logs"
4.sluice - draw through a sluice; "sluice water"
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