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English → English (gcide) Definition: Sluice gate Sluice \Sluice\, n. [OF. escluse, F. ['e]cluse, LL. exclusa, sclusa, from L. excludere, exclusum, to shut out: cf. D. sluis sluice, from the Old French. See Exclude.] 1. 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. [1913 Webster] 2. Hence, an opening or channel through which anything flows; a source of supply. [1913 Webster] Each sluice of affluent fortune opened soon. --Harte. [1913 Webster] This home familiarity . . . opens the sluices of sensibility. --I. Taylor. [1913 Webster] 3. The stream flowing through a flood gate. [1913 Webster] 4. (Mining) A long box or trough through which water flows, -- used for washing auriferous earth. [1913 Webster] Sluice gate, the sliding gate of a sluice. [1913 Webster]


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