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Princeton's WordNet1.0 / 8 votes

  1. sluice, sluiceway, penstockverb

    conduit that carries a rapid flow of water controlled by a sluicegate

    sluice valve, water gate, head gate, sluiceway, sluicegate, penstock, floodgate

  2. sluice, sluice downverb

    pour as if from a sluice

    "An aggressive tide sluiced across the barrier reef"

    flush, sluice down

  3. sluice, flushverb

    irrigate with water from a sluice

    "sluice the earth"

    scour, crimson, purge, blush, even out, sluice down, level, redden, flush, even

  4. sluiceverb

    transport in or send down a sluice

    "sluice logs"

    flush, sluice down

  5. sluiceverb

    draw through a sluice

    "sluice water"

    flush, sluice down

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Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. sluicenoun

    opening, vent

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  1. Fred Allen:

    Radio is a bag of mediocrity where little men with carbon minds wallow in sluice of their own making.

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