Noun(1) conduit that carries a rapid flow of water controlled by a sluicegate
Verb(1) pour as if from a sluice(2) irrigate with water from a sluice(3) transport in or send down a sluice(4) draw through a sluice
(1) This large drain runs straight in a North Easterly direction, under various bridges, the Well Creek, eventually ending at a sluice which separates the fresh water from the salt water of the Tidal Ouse.(2) Having left my shoes outside at the reception desk I was given a locker for my clothes and belongings, before being ushered by the receptionist into the shower room for a thorough sluice down and then put into a steam room for 15 minutes.(3) This had caused levels in the lodge to fluctuate and water had to be diverted from the stream via a sluice .(4) They have 1.7 grams after two programmes out of six which seems reasonable bearing in mind that they also have some left not weighed in the fibrous material they use to catch the gold particles from their sluice .(5) a sluice with cold water(6) He could hear Joe working the handle of the sluice that would send water gushing into the other troughs.(7) We still use it for watering the garden and I have been known to sluice the back of my neck under it on a hot afternoon (not often this summer).(8) If rain falls into the bird's mouth, theoretically it could sluice down the windpipe past the larynx and into the lungs.(9) Dozens of small balsa-wood structures were scattered on the cement floor, both within and outside the ambit of a crude wooden sluice system that carried a fitfully circulating trickle of water.(10) She stopped, staring, as several score thoughts and fears, feelings and emotions kicked her in the tail, clenching her gut and sending a sluice of cold water down her spine.(11) I can't cite any similar highhandness on Woodward's part, nor is he the sort to sluice the words of authorities directly into his journalism.(12) Then sluice everything down with a coffee tarek.(13) Huge mounds of river rock stand with great hubris along the creek banks, remnants of the exhaustive sluice and placer mining operations that once took place on the town's perimeter.(14) Gravels were added to a sluice box, and gravity-sorting concentrated the gold.(15) Water was pumped by an old fire-engine from the creek to the quarry to sluice clay off the stone.(16) Especially as it said that in case of contact with the mucous membrane - that's another expression to make us girls feel good about ourselves - you're supposed to sluice yourself down right away with lots of water.
(1) sluice valve :: falf llifddor
1. penstock ::
3. pour ::
4. sluice down ::
llifddor i lawr
5. flush ::
Different Formssluice, sluiced, sluices, sluicing
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Show me where we put a drip tray,
a SLUICE and a overflow reservoir?
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