HyperDic: sluicegate

English > 1 sense of the word sluicegate:
NOUNartifactsluicegate, sluice valve, floodgate, penstock, head gate, water gateregulator consisting of a valve or gate that controls the rate of water flow through a sluice
English > sluicegate: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
Meaningregulator consisting of a valve or gate that controls the rate of water flow through a sluice.
Synonymssluice valve, floodgate, penstock, head gate, water gate
Part ofsluice, sluiceway, penstockconduit that carries a rapid flow of water controlled by a sluicegate
BroaderregulatorAny of various controls or devices for regulating or controlling fluid flow, pressure, temperature, etc.
Spanishcompuerta, esclusa
Catalancomporta

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