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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References in periodicals archive ?
A BUILDER jemmied open a sluice gate to protect his own home from flooding, but swamped an entire village instead, a court heard.
"The proposal is to replace three sluice gates. Replacing one of the sluice gates will allow the mill to lower the millpond level in the event of heavy rainstorms.
The governor's warning came a day after he received an order from Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra to raise the barrier at the sluice gate in the Khlong Sam Wa canal to 1 meter to allow more water to flow under the gate.
Meanwhile, the Ministry of Irrigation announced that water level of many tanks and reservoirs have reached the threatening spill level and sluice gates of several major tanks have been opened up.
Five large sluice gates regulate the level of the bay, prevent high tides entering and allowing the two rivers to flow out of the bay to the estuary.
The pounds 1.4m scheme will see a range of improvements to the section between the new Marine Way Bridge and the sluice gates, with specific enhancements near to the back of the Ocean Plaza retail and leisure complex.
The Lymm-based fishery has drains that empty into the River Mersey but with the river flooded and levels rising, the sluice gates were jammed, which stopped the land from draining.
Cast iron railings were built so residents could peer below and see the elaborate engineering network of valves, sluice gates, chambers and pumps, and the way that Roman Aqueduct modeled system used gravity to pull water down hill, and along the sloped wall below.
Heavy fighting followed the closure by the Tamil Tigers last month of sluice gates at Mavilaru, which deprived thousands of farmers in government-controlled areas of water.
The Massingir Dam project in the Southern Gaza province, which will see the construction of 15-metre-tall sluice gates on the Olifants River, a tributary of the Limpopo, poses a threat to the biodiversity of a nearby gorge ecosystem, according to a small group of game rangers who are attempting to bring international attention to the project.
The two go off to try and open the sluice gates, but when they don't return in a few days, and Harryette goes missing too, the two boys head into the canyon in search of them.
Nicholas Jordan, 16, was alleged to have broken into the 200-year-old Venachar Dam, in Callander, Perthshire, and cranked open three cast iron sluice gates.
Now the information sluice gates are open--sort of.
But the Environment Agency said the sluice gates prevent the floods from being even worse.
In 1690 Sir Ralph Delaval had sluice gates built which closed as the incoming tide entered the harbour to dam the flow of water in the burn.