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Verb: sluice  sloos
  1. Pour as if from a sluice
    "An aggressive tide sluiced across the barrier reef";
    - sluice down
     
  2. Irrigate with water from a sluice
    "sluice the earth";
    - flush
     
  3. Transport in or send down a sluice
    "sluice logs"
     
  4. Draw through a sluice
    "sluice water"
Noun: sluice  sloos
  1. Conduit that carries a rapid flow of water controlled by a sluicegate
    - sluiceway, penstock

Derived forms: sluiced, sluices, sluicing

See also: sluicing

Type of: bucket [Brit], chuck [Brit], chuck it down [Brit], conduit, douse, dowse, draw, drench, pelt, pour, rain buckets, rain cats and dogs, soak, sop, souse, stream, take out, teem, tip [Brit], transport

Encyclopedia: Sluice, Pakistan