American English

Definition of sluice noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

sluice

 noun
noun
NAmE//slus//
 
(also sluice gate)
 
jump to other results
a sliding gate or other device for controlling the flow of water out of or into a canal, etc. We opened the sluices and the upstream water of the river poured into the lock.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: sluice

Other results

All matches