sluice

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1 sluice /ˈsluːs/ noun
plural sluices
1 sluice
/ˈsluːs/
noun
plural sluices
Learner's definition of SLUICE
[count]
: an artificial passage for water to flow through with a gate for controlling the flow
: a device (such as a floodgate) used for controlling the flow of water
2 sluice /ˈsluːs/ verb
sluices; sluiced; sluicing
2 sluice
/ˈsluːs/
verb
sluices; sluiced; sluicing
Learner's definition of SLUICE
[+ object] : to wash or spray (something or someone) with a stream of water
always followed by an adverb or preposition, [no object] : to flow or pour down heavily
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