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sluice

 
Noun sluice has 1 sense
  1. sluice, sluiceway, penstock - conduit that carries a rapid flow of water controlled by a sluicegate
    --1 is a kind of conduit
    --1 has parts:
     sluicegate, sluice valve, floodgate, penstock, head gate, water gate
    Derived forms: verb sluice4, verb sluice3, verb sluice2, verb sluice1
Verb sluice has 4 senses
  1. sluice, sluice down - pour as if from a sluice; "An aggressive tide sluiced across the barrier reef"
    --1 is one way to pour, pelt, stream, rain cats and dogs, rain buckets
    Derived form: noun sluice1
    Sample sentence:
    It was sluiceing all day long
  2. sluice, flush - irrigate with water from a sluice; "sluice the earth"
    --2 is one way to drench, douse, dowse, soak, sop, souse
    Derived form: noun sluice1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  3. sluice - transport in or send down a sluice; "sluice logs"
    --3 is one way to
    transport
    Derived form: noun sluice1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  4. sluice - draw through a sluice; "sluice water"
    --4 is one way to
    draw, take out
    Derived form: noun sluice1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
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