HyperDic: sluice

English > 5 senses of the word sluice:
NOUNartifactsluice, sluiceway, penstockconduit that carries a rapid flow of water controlled by a sluicegate
VERBweathersluice, sluice downpour as if from a sluice
changesluice, flushirrigate with water from a sluice
motionsluicetransport in or send down a sluice
motionsluicedraw through a sluice
sluice > pronunciation
Soundssluw's
Rhymesabstruse ... Zeus: 40 rhymes with uws...
English > sluice: 5 senses > noun 1, artifact
Meaningconduit that carries a rapid flow of water controlled by a sluicegate.
Synonymssluiceway, penstock
Partssluicegate, sluice valve, floodgate, penstock, head gate, water gateregulator consisting of a valve or gate that controls the rate of water flow through a sluice
BroaderconduitA passage (a pipe or tunnel) through which water or electric wires can pass
Spanishcanal, compuerta, esclusa, presa, tubería forzada, válvula de estrangulación
Catalancanal
Verbssluiceirrigate with water from a sluice
sluicedraw through a sluice
sluicetransport in or send down a sluice
sluicepour as if from a sluice
English > sluice: 5 senses > verb 1, weather
Meaningpour as if from a sluice.
PatternSomething ----s; Something is ----ing PP
ModelIt was sluiceing all day long
Example"An aggressive tide sluiced across the barrier reef"
Synonymsluice down
Broaderpour, pelt, stream, rain cats and dogs, rain bucketsrain heavily
Spanishcorrer a raudales
Nounssluiceconduit that carries a rapid flow of water controlled by a sluicegate
English > sluice: 5 senses > verb 2, change
Meaningirrigate with water from a sluice.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"sluice the earth"
Synonymflush
Broaderdrench, douse, dowse, soak, sop, souseCover with liquid / liquid
Spanishregar
Catalanregar
Nounssluiceconduit that carries a rapid flow of water controlled by a sluicegate
English > sluice: 5 senses > verb 3, motion
Meaningtransport in or send down a sluice.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"sluice logs"
BroadertransportMove something or somebody around
Nounssluiceconduit that carries a rapid flow of water controlled by a sluicegate
English > sluice: 5 senses > verb 4, motion
MeaningDraw through a sluice.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"sluice water"
Broaderdraw, take outtake liquid out of a container or well
Participlesluicingpouring from or as if from a sluice
Nounssluiceconduit that carries a rapid flow of water controlled by a sluicegate

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