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The meaning of Sluice


Sluice – definition


A sliding gate or other device for controlling the flow of water, especially one in a lock gate.

Usage examples:

The water gushed through the sluices

An act of rinsing or showering with water.

Usage examples:

A sluice with cold water

Wash or rinse freely with a stream or shower of water.

Usage examples:

She sluiced her face in cold water

An artificial channel for carrying water, with an opening at one end to control the flow of the water

Usage examples:

Water sluiced out from the pipes.

Sluice translation into English

Sluice: translate from English into Chinese

Translate sluice into Chinese (Simplified)}
水闸, 闸, 闸门, 灉

Sluice: translate from English into Dutch

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Sluis, Spuien, Uitstromen, Inlaatsluis, Doorspoelen, Afspoelen, Laten aflopen, In stromen neerkomen, Neerstromen, Laten uitstromen, Overlaat, Sluiswater, Afvoerbuis

Sluice: translate from English into French

Translate sluice into French}
Écluse, Canal, Bonde, Écluser, Canal à vannes, Laver à grande eau, Drainer, Retenir les eaux, Porte d'écluse

Sluice: translate from English into German

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Schleuse, Rinne, Siel, Waschrinne, Waschen

Sluice: translate from English into Hindi

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पानी निकालने का फाटक, जलद्वार, मोरी, जलमार्ग, स्लूस, मूसलधार बरसना, वेगशील धारा में निकालना, कुलाबा

Sluice: translate from English into Italian

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Sluice: translate from English into Korean

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수문, 괸 물, 물의 통로, 배출구, 세광통, 수문을 열어 물을 방수하다, 홈통으로 끌다, 물을 끼얹어서 씻다, 물을 줄기차게 흐르게 하다, 수로로 떠내려 보내다, 수문을 흘러 내리다, 수문을 흘러 나가다

Sluice: translate from English into Russian

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Шлюз, Вытекать, Перемычка, Искусственный канал, Промывка, Отводить воду шлюзами, Искусственный водовод, Рудопромывальный желоб, Затвор шлюза, Выпускать, Спускать, Спускать воду, Шлюзовать, Снабжать шлюзами, Облить, Обливать, Промывать, Мыть, Заливать

Sluice: translate from English into Spanish

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Compuerta, Canal, Lavar, Regar, Dique de contención

Word origin

Middle English (as a noun): from Old French escluse ‘sluice gate’, based on Latin excludere ‘exclude’. The verb dates from the late 16th century.

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