sluice

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈsluːs/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/slus/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(slo̅o̅s)

Inflections of 'sluice' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
sluices
v 3rd person singular
sluicing
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
sluiced
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
sluiced
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."

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Sense: A gate
Synonyms:
floodgate, conduit, lock , Watergate, gate , canal , aqueduct, vent , riverway
Sense: A trough
Synonyms:
sluiceway, moat, ditch , channel , trench

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