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Noun
Plural for an artificial passage for water, typically fitted with a valve or gate
“The man on the surface uses his pole to dislodge stones so the outflow can run freely down the sluice into which the gold-bearing pay dirt is meant to settle.”
Noun
Plural for a long, narrow, typically vertical hole that provides passage
Noun
Plural for a small stream of running water
Noun
Plural for an adjustable gate or valve used to control the flow of water through a sluice
Noun
Plural for a pipe that is a conduit for water
Noun
Plural for an artificial barrier across a river or estuary
Noun
Plural for any soft, wet and pulpy mass
Noun
Plural for the water as affected by the tide
Verb
Wash or rinse freely with a stream or shower of water
“Then sluice everything down with a coffee tarek.”
Verb
To emit by, or as by, flood gates
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“If rain falls into the bird's mouth, theoretically it could sluice down the windpipe past the larynx and into the lungs.”
Verb
Remove accumulated matter from (a drain or other channel)
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