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Meaning of FLOODGATE

Pronunciation:  'flud`geyt

 
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 Definition: 
[n]  regulator consisting of a valve or gate that controls the rate of water flow through a sluice
 

FLOODGATE is a 9 letter word that starts with F.

 

 Synonyms: head gate, penstock, sluice valve, sluicegate, water gate
 
 See Also: regulator, sluice, sluiceway

 

 

Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: aboideau, air lock, avenue, blowhole, channel, chute, debouch, dock gate, door, egress, emunctory, escape, estuary, exhaust, exit, flood-hatch, flume, gate, head gate, lock, lock gate, loophole, opening, out, outcome, outfall, outgate, outgo, outlet, penstock, pore, port, sally port, sluice, sluice gate, spiracle, spout, tap, tide gate, vent, ventage, venthole, vomitory, water gate, way out, weir
 

 

 

 

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