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Meaning of SLUICE VALVE

Pronunciation:  sloos valv

 
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 Definition: 
[n]  regulator consisting of a valve or gate that controls the rate of water flow through a sluice
 
 Synonyms: floodgate, head gate, penstock, sluicegate, water gate
 
 See Also: regulator, sluice, sluiceway

 

 

 

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