sluice


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Synonyms for sluice

Synonyms for sluice

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

pour as if from a sluice

irrigate with water from a sluice

transport in or send down a sluice

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draw through a sluice

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At the bottom of the smooth plaster wall there was a brick pulled out to make a sluice for the bath water, and as Rikki-tikki stole in by the masonry curb where the bath is put, he heard Nag and Nagaina whispering together outside in the moonlight.
Rikki-tikki tingled all over with rage and hatred at this, and then Nag's head came through the sluice, and his five feet of cold body followed it.
Nagaina came to the bathroom sluice and called for Nag," Darzee went on, "and Nag came out on the end of a stick--the sweeper picked him up on the end of a stick and threw him upon the rubbish heap.
Now, that part of his head which Nature designed for the reservoir of drink being very shallow, a small quantity of liquor overflowed it, and opened the sluices of his heart; so that all the secrets there deposited run out.
This honest, friendly way of treating me unlocked all the sluices of my passions.
It is a creek or inlet from the Thames, and can always be filled at high water by opening the sluices at the Lead Mills from which it took its old name.
This canal is a navigable stream, which goes through the heart of that vast empire of China, crosses all the rivers, passes some considerable hills by the help of sluices and gates, and goes up to the city of Pekin, being in length near two hundred and seventy leagues.
Five special awards were presented on the night recognising outstanding progress and achievement - to Seaton Sluice First School, Northburn Primary School, Seaton Sluice Middle School, Shanklea Primary School and Eastlea Primary School.
Yorkshire Water engineers opened up a reservoir sluice gate in the Wessenden valley to ease pressure on the local reservoirs.
According to the country s southern water board, ARA-Sul, this development depends upon new sluice gates at the Corumana Dam and completion of construction of the US$466-million Moamba Major Dam, whose financing was already available and work was underway.
Rocky Island was created between 1761 and 1764 when the Delaval family carved a channel through the headland at Seaton Sluice to fashion a new entrance to the harbour.
A BUILDER jemmied open a sluice gate to protect his own home from flooding, but swamped an entire village instead, a court heard.
Councillor Martin Mullaney, cabinet member for leisure, sport and culture, said that before the de-silting process could start, work to replace three broken sluice gates, is expected to be completed by the end of March.
Sukhumbhand Paribatra on Tuesday warned two industrial estates in eastern Bangkok that they are at risk of flooding as the metropolitan government in Bangkok has been ordered to open canal sluice gates to alleviate flooding in upstream communities.