HyperDic: sluice_valve

English > 1 sense of the expression sluice valve:
NOUNartifactsluice valve, sluicegate, floodgate, penstock, head gate, water gateregulator consisting of a valve or gate that controls the rate of water flow through a sluice
English > sluice valve: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
Meaningregulator consisting of a valve or gate that controls the rate of water flow through a sluice.
Synonymssluicegate, 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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