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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An artificial channel, especially one for carrying off excess water

Usage examples (32)
  • Each mill had its sluiceway but they were all side by side.
  • "He must, because he ain't in the sluiceway," remarked the tall boy.
  • "They can't get out of the sluiceway gate, there's a wooden grating there."
  • They did all they could to try and avert the disaster by digging a sluiceway on one side to ease the pressure on the dam, but their efforts were fruitless. for more
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