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English definition of “sluice”

sluice

noun [C] uk   /sluːs/ (also sluiceway) us  
an artificial channel for carrying water, which has an opening at one end to control the flow of the waterWatercourses and waterfalls

sluice

verb [I usually + adv/prep] uk   /sluːs/ us  
If water sluices out from somewhere, it flows in large amounts: Water sluiced out from the pipes.Movement of liquids
Phrasal verbs
(Definition of sluice from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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