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Synonyms for sluice

Synonyms for (noun) sluice

Synonyms: sluice, sluiceway, penstock Definition: conduit that carries a rapid flow of water controlled by a sluicegate

Similar words: conduit Definition: a passage (a pipe or tunnel) through which water or electric wires can pass Usage: the computers were connected through a system of conduits

Synonyms for (verb) sluice

Synonyms: flush, sluice Definition: irrigate with water from a sluice Usage: sluice the earth

Similar words: douse, dowse, drench, soak, sop, souse Definition: cover with liquid; pour liquid onto Usage: souse water on his hot face

Synonyms: sluice Definition: draw through a sluice Usage: sluice water

Similar words: take out, draw Definition: take liquid out of a container or well Usage: She drew water from the barrel

Synonyms: sluice Definition: transport in or send down a sluice Usage: sluice logs

Similar words: transport Definition: move something or somebody around; usually over long distances

Synonyms: sluice, sluice down Definition: pour as if from a sluice Usage: An aggressive tide sluiced across the barrier reef

Similar words: pelt, pour, rain buckets, rain cats and dogs, stream Definition: rain heavily Usage: Put on your rain coat-- it's pouring outside!