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n. - Watercourse that consists of an open artificial chute filled with water for power or for carrying logs; A narrow gorge with a stream running through it.

Usage examples (33)
  • The flume was a square trough, open at the top and several miles in length.
  • He had been seen crossing the "flume" that spanned Grizzly Canyon at a height of nine hundred feet, on a plank six inches wide.
  • The flume was a no-go.
  • "flume," or water-way, that alternately appeared and disappeared on the flank of the mountain opposite. for more
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