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 classic literature ?
A sailor, from time to time and quite methodically, as a matter of routine, dropped a canvas bucket into the ocean at the end of a rope, hauled it in hand under hand, and sluiced its contents over the prostrate man.
Fascinated by the five-inch stream, sluiced out of the earth and back to the earth by the droning motor, he forgot his discourse and stood and gazed, rapt and unheeding, while his visitors drove on.
The choice of the dative or accusative case in the sluiced remnant corresponds exactly to the case of the direct object in the antecedent clause.
In Turkish embedded clauses, the subject has genitive case, but when sluiced, it must bear nominative case:
Similarly, in the Dutch data considered here, sluiced waar is not locally triggered by a preposition.