Meaning of flume
Pronunciation: (flm), [key]
— n., v., flumed, flum•ing.
- a deep narrow defile containing a mountain stream or torrent.
- an artificial channel or trough for conducting water, as one used to transport logs or provide water power.
- an amusement park ride in which passengers are carried in a boatlike or loglike conveyance through a narrow, water-filled chute or over a water slide.
- to transport in a flume.
- to divert (a stream) by a flume.
- flume (Thesaurus)