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1. sluice

verb. ['ˈsluːs'] irrigate with water from a sluice.

Synonyms

  • douse
  • soak
  • drench
  • dowse
  • sop
  • souse

Antonyms

  • cool
  • defend
  • motionlessness
  • adduct

Etymology

  • escluse (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • exclusa (Latin)

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Rhymes with Sluice

  • reintroduce
  • overproduce
  • reproduce
  • introduce
  • disabuse
  • profuse
  • excuse
  • chartreuse
  • abstruse
  • vanhoose
  • recluse
  • produce
  • misuse
  • disuse
  • diffuse
  • spruce
  • seduce
  • reuse
  • reduce
  • obtuse
  • lajous
  • labouisse
  • induce
  • deduce
  • damoose
  • caboose
  • asmus
  • abuse
  • tyus
  • truce

How do you pronounce sluice?

Pronounce sluice as slus.

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Sentences with sluice


1. Noun, singular or mass
A sluice box can be hand fed or fed by a dredge or both at the same time.

2. sluice

noun. ['ˈsluːs'] conduit that carries a rapid flow of water controlled by a sluicegate.

Synonyms

  • sluice valve
  • head gate
  • floodgate
  • conduit
  • water gate
  • sluiceway
  • penstock

Antonyms

  • poor
  • uneven
  • dry
  • ignite

Etymology

  • escluse (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • exclusa (Latin)

3. sluice

verb. ['ˈsluːs'] pour as if from a sluice.

Synonyms

  • sluice down
  • pour
  • pelt
  • rain cats and dogs
  • stream

Antonyms

  • sheathe
  • disarrange
  • obviate
  • exhale

Etymology

  • escluse (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • exclusa (Latin)

4. sluice

verb. ['ˈsluːs'] draw through a sluice.

Synonyms

  • take out

Antonyms

  • repel
  • abduct

Etymology

  • escluse (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • exclusa (Latin)

5. sluice

verb. ['ˈsluːs'] transport in or send down a sluice.

Antonyms

  • invest

Etymology

  • escluse (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • exclusa (Latin)
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