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n. - Regulator consisting of a valve or movable barrier that controls the rate of water flow through an artificial passage

Usage examples (9)
  • Bloke has a few drinks, goes for a stroll on the sluicegate, falls in.
  • In 2002 rapid sluicegate action to prevent future pollution was still needed.
  • So you stood with Connor on the little concrete apron just upstream of the sluicegate.
  • "And as for you, Mr Beaver, when you get home you will find your dam finished and mended and all the leaks stopped and a new sluicegate fitted." for more
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