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sluicenoun [C]

uk   us   /sluːs/ (also sluiceway )
an artificial channel for carrying water, which has an opening at one end to control the flow of the water

sluiceverb [I usually + adv/prep]

uk   us   /sluːs/
If water sluices out from somewhere, it flows in large amounts: Water sluiced out from the pipes.
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