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Synonyms of sluice

Noun


1. sluice, sluiceway, penstock, conduit

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

Verb


1. sluice, sluice down, pour, pelt, stream, rain cats and dogs, rain buckets

usage: pour as if from a sluice; "An aggressive tide sluiced across the barrier reef"

2. sluice, flush, drench, douse, dowse, soak, sop, souse

usage: irrigate with water from a sluice; "sluice the earth"

3. sluice, transport

usage: transport in or send down a sluice; "sluice logs"

4. sluice, draw, take out

usage: draw through a sluice; "sluice water"

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