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See definition of sluicing on Dictionary.com
  • as inpour
  • as instream
  • as insurge
  • as indeluge
  • as inflow
  • as ingush

synonyms for sluicing

  • cascade
  • discharge
  • drain
  • flood
  • flow
  • gush
  • rush
  • spew
  • spill
  • splash
  • stream
  • swarm
  • course
  • crowd
  • decant
  • deluge
  • drench
  • emit
  • inundate
  • issue
  • jet
  • proceed
  • rain
  • roll
  • run
  • sheet
  • shower
  • sluice
  • spout
  • spring
  • surge
  • teem
  • throng
  • cataract
  • give off
  • let flow
  • rill
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antonyms for sluicing

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  • trickle
  • cease
  • halt
  • repress
  • stop
  • suppress
  • stop
  • halt
  • suppress
  • repress
  • cease
  • be quiet
  • trickle
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How to use sluicing in a sentence

Having made the canvas ship-shape, Jim settled the next pressing question by seizing an empty tin and sluicing the fore part.
THE PILLAR OF LIGHTLOUIS TRACY
They have visions of mill-ponds, with beautiful little cascades sluicing into them over dams.
PUNCHINELLO, VOL. 1, NO. 6, MAY 7, 1870VARIOUS
When darkness fell, huge fires were lighted on the banks and the sluicing continued.
THE BOSS OF WIND RIVERDAVID GOODGER (GOODGER@PYTHON.ORG)
He came to with water sluicing his face and a hat fanning air into his lungs.
THE BOSS OF WIND RIVERDAVID GOODGER (GOODGER@PYTHON.ORG)
When I entered a man in his shirt-sleeves was bending over one of the basins and sluicing himself with many splashes.
THE AIR PIRATECYRIL ARTHUR EDWARD RANGER GULL
For the moment the older men busied themselves with fanning Red Hoss and with sluicing a bucket of water over him.
SUNDRY ACCOUNTSIRVIN S. COBB
I walked on pretty quick till I came to the flat where Arizona Bill and his mates had their sluicing claim.
ROBBERY UNDER ARMSTHOMAS ALEXANDER BROWNE, AKA ROLF BOLDREWOOD
Directly under the ship's quarter lay the lugger with the water sluicing into her.
MY DANISH SWEETHEART., VOLUME 2 OF 3WILLIAM CLARK RUSSELL
A ship is like her master and the watch was sluicing down decks or setting up the rigging which had slackened with the heavy dew.
BLACKBEARD: BUCCANEERRALPH D. PAINE
It had been sulking and threatening for twenty-four hours, and Honor wakened to the sound of a sluicing downpour.
PLAY THE GAME!RUTH COMFORT MITCHELL
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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