Origin of sluice
OTHER WORDS FROM sluicesluicelike, adjectiveun·der·sluice, nounun·sluiced, adjective
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How to use sluice in a sentence
Far upstream, one of the power companies has opened the dam’s sluices.A Paddleboard Adventure to Climb in Spain’s Mont-Rebei Gorge|POM Administrator|July 29, 2022|Outside Online
Even if farmers smooth over the top of the soil, underground rubble can act like a barrier or sluice for water, which could make it harder to grow crops.Russia’s invasion could cause long-term harm to Ukraine’s prized soil|Rebecca Dzombak|June 21, 2022|Science News
Chef Garcelon and several members of the kitchen staff are standing around, watching the honey sluice out of the centrifuge.
They had aided in opening the sluice-ways of a torrent which was now sweeping every thing before it.
They died because they refused to open those sluice-ways of blood which the people demanded.
He finished his strictly utilitarian household labor and went off up the flat to the sluice boxes.Cabin Fever|B. M. Bower
In a few minutes Uncle Will released him and sent him back to help Lucky at the sluice.Gold-Seeking on the Dalton Trail|Arthur R. Thompson
Once I saw a catfish, gasping for air at the surface of water that had been muddied by the opening of a sluice-way in a dam.Bill's School and Mine|William Suddards Franklin