sluice Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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sluicenoun [C]

uk   us   /sluːs/ (also sluiceway )
an ​artificial channel for ​carryingwater, with 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 ​largeamounts: Water sluiced out from the ​pipes.
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