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Definitions of sluice

The word sluice uses 6 letters:ceilsu.

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n. - An artifical passage for water, fitted with a valve or gate, as in a mill stream, for stopping or regulating the flow; also, a water gate or flood gate. 2

n. - Hence, an opening or channel through which anything flows; a source of supply. 2

n. - The stream flowing through a flood gate. 2

n. - A long box or trough through which water flows, -- used for washing auriferous earth. 2

v. t. - To emit by, or as by, flood gates. 2

v. t. - To wet copiously, as by opening a sluice; as, to sluice meadows. 2

v. t. - To wash with, or in, a stream of water running through a sluice; as, to sluice eart or gold dust in mining. 2