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synonyms for flume

  • channel
  • conduit
  • run
  • sluice
  • spillway
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How to use flume in a sentence

We've been hoping, Ba'tiste and myself, that we would be able to induce you to lease us your portion of the lake and a flume site.
THE WHITE DESERTCOURTNEY RYLEY COOPER
It still is possible for me to obtain lumber, but to get it to the mill necessitates a flume and rights in the lake.
THE WHITE DESERTCOURTNEY RYLEY COOPER
We'll never fulfill the contract, even with the machinery, unless we can get the use of the lake and a flume to the mill.
THE WHITE DESERTCOURTNEY RYLEY COOPER
And what's the use of the gold in the ground when the flume isn't there to work it out?
DEVIL'S FORDBRET HARTE
"I never heard Mr. Munroe say that the flume was wrong," said Jessie quickly.
DEVIL'S FORDBRET HARTE
In this case as soon as the boards were cut they were placed in a flume in which there was a strong stream of water.
OUR NATIONAL FORESTSRICHARD H. DOUAI BOERKER
He hurried back up onto the section, thence up to the flume edge.
STILL JIMHONOR WILLSIE MORROW
On the right there is a shoot or flume for carrying down timber from the upper part of the mountain ridge fifty miles away.
HESPEROTHEN; NOTES FROM THE WEST, VOL. II (OF 2)W. H. RUSSELL
Three thousand dollars were expended by Smith and others in erecting a flume and in tunnelling.
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The mountain grew reticent of its golden secrets, and the flume steadily ebbed away the remainder of Smith's fortune.
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WORDS RELATED TO FLUME

  • abysm
  • alienation
  • arroyo
  • blank
  • breach
  • cavity
  • cleavage
  • cleft
  • clough
  • clove
  • crater
  • crevasse
  • fissure
  • flume
  • gorge
  • gulch
  • gulf
  • hiatus
  • hole
  • hollow
  • omission
  • opening
  • oversight
  • preterition
  • ravine
  • rent
  • rift
  • schism
  • skip
  • split
  • void
  • yawn
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