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Definition: Sluice gate
, 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.
2. Hence, an opening or channel through which anything flows;
a source of supply.
Each sluice of affluent fortune opened soon.
This home familiarity . . . opens the sluices of
sensibility. --I. Taylor.
3. The stream flowing through a flood gate.
4. (Mining) A long box or trough through which water flows,
-- used for washing auriferous earth.
, the sliding gate of a sluice.