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    sluice - Dictionary definition and meaning for word sluice

    Definition
    (noun) conduit that carries a rapid flow of water controlled by a sluicegate
    Synonyms : penstock , sluiceway
    Definition
    (verb) pour as if from a sluice
    Synonyms : sluice down
    Example Sentence
    • An aggressive tide sluiced across the barrier reef
    Definition
    (verb) irrigate with water from a sluice
    Synonyms : flush
    Example Sentence
    • sluice the earth
    Definition
    (verb) transport in or send down a sluice
    Example Sentence
    • sluice logs
    Definition
    (verb) draw through a sluice
    Example Sentence
    • sluice water
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for sluice

Divide 'sluice' into 'slow','ice'.when ice slowly melts in the Arctic region then the nearby areas are flooded and we need a sluice, which means watergates, to control the flow of water and protect the people.

sluice ( straw + juice ) - the straw will control the flow of juice

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sounds like Suez Canal.!

<br>slew has two meanings. <br>1. a number of <br>2. swerve suddenly. "slew"ice is used achieving the latter.

sluice gates control the flow of water in a dam

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