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synonyms for sluice

  • channel
  • douse
  • flume
  • flush
  • gate
  • gush
  • pour
  • soak
  • trough
  • valve
  • wash
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How to use sluice in a sentence

Far upstream, one of the power companies has opened the dam’s sluices.
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Even if farmers smooth over the top of the soil, underground rubble can act like a barrier or sluice for water, which could make it harder to grow crops.
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They had aided in opening the sluice-ways of a torrent which was now sweeping every thing before it.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
They died because they refused to open those sluice-ways of blood which the people demanded.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
He finished his strictly utilitarian household labor and went off up the flat to the sluice boxes.
CABIN FEVERB. M. BOWER
In a few minutes Uncle Will released him and sent him back to help Lucky at the sluice.
GOLD-SEEKING ON THE DALTON TRAILARTHUR R. THOMPSON
Once I saw a catfish, gasping for air at the surface of water that had been muddied by the opening of a sluice-way in a dam.
BILL'S SCHOOL AND MINEWILLIAM SUDDARDS FRANKLIN
By the sluice provision, again, the water could at any time be discharged, even before it reached nearly so high a point.
CHAMBERS'S EDINBURGH JOURNAL, NO. 440VARIOUS
The water dripped over the wheel, and long green beard trailed from its chin down the sluice.
LAZARREMARY HARTWELL CATHERWOOD
Only his horror of the fatal exit, the raving sluice, the swaying white spray-curtain, retained its keenness.
THE BACKWOODSMENCHARLES G. D. ROBERTS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SLUICE

  • douse
  • drench
  • drown
  • engulf
  • flood
  • flush
  • gush
  • overflow
  • overrun
  • overwhelm
  • pour
  • sluice
  • soak
  • sop
  • souse
  • stream
  • submerge
  • swamp
  • wet
  • whelm
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.