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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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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)

6. valve

noun. ['ˈvælv'] a structure in a hollow organ (like the heart) with a flap to insure one-way flow of fluid through it.

Synonyms

  • valvula
  • pump
  • structure
  • complex body part
  • valvule
  • body structure
  • heart valve
  • cardiac valve
  • ileocecal valve
  • ticker
  • bodily structure
  • heart
  • valvelet

Antonyms

  • survive
  • unclog
  • unstuff
  • free

Etymology

  • valva (Latin)

7. valve

noun. ['ˈvælv'] device in a brass wind instrument for varying the length of the air column to alter the pitch of a tone.

Synonyms

  • device
  • brass instrument

Antonyms

  • lend oneself
  • arrive
  • confront

Etymology

  • valva (Latin)

8. valve

noun. ['ˈvælv'] the entire one-piece shell of a snail and certain other molluscs.

Antonyms

  • unrestraint

Etymology

  • valva (Latin)

9. valve

noun. ['ˈvælv'] control consisting of a mechanical device for controlling the flow of a fluid.

Synonyms

  • relief valve
  • control
  • poppet
  • safety valve
  • escape valve
  • butterfly valve
  • clack
  • intake valve
  • throttle
  • exhaust valve
  • accelerator
  • slide valve
  • ball valve
  • escape cock
  • controller
  • clack valve
  • handwheel
  • escape
  • choke
  • throttle valve
  • clapper valve

Antonyms

  • intemperance
  • unskillfulness
  • deprive
  • inhibitor

Etymology

  • valva (Latin)

10. valve

noun. ['ˈvælv'] one of the paired hinged shells of certain molluscs and of brachiopods.

Antonyms

  • derestrict

Etymology

  • valva (Latin)
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