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English definition of “flume”

flume

noun [C]     /fluːm/
a narrow channel made for carrying water , for example to factories that produce electricity Watercourses and waterfalls a structure for people to slide down at a swimming pool or water park, shaped like a large tube with water flowing through itPlay areas for children
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