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Noun: sluice valve  sloos valv
  1. Regulator consisting of a valve or gate that controls the rate of water flow through a sluice
    - sluicegate, floodgate, penstock, head gate, water gate

Type of: regulator

Part of: penstock, sluice, sluiceway

Encyclopedia: Sluice valve