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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: sluice (0.00925 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to sluice.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: sluice mengalirkan
English → English (WordNet) Definition: sluice sluice n : conduit that carries a rapid flow of water controlled by a sluicegate [syn: sluiceway, penstock] v 1: pour as if from a sluice; “An aggressive tide sluiced across the barrier reef” [syn: sluice down] 2: irrigate with water from a sluice; “sluice the earth” [syn: flush] 3: transport in or send down a sluice; “sluice logs” 4: draw through a sluice; “sluice water”
English → English (gcide) Definition: Sluice 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] Sluice \Sluice\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Sluiced; p. pr. & vb. n. Sluicing.] 1. To emit by, or as by, flood gates. [R.] --Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. To wet copiously, as by opening a sluice; as, to sluice meadows. --Howitt. [1913 Webster] He dried his neck and face, which he had been sluicing with cold water. --De Quincey. [1913 Webster] 3. To wash with, or in, a stream of water running through a sluice; as, to sluice eart or gold dust in mining. [1913 Webster]


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