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Meaning of SLUICEWAY

Pronunciation:  'sloos`wey

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  conduit that carries a rapid flow of water controlled by a sluicegate
 

SLUICEWAY is a 9 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: penstock, sluice
 
 See Also: conduit, floodgate, head gate, sluice valve, sluicegate, water gate

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Sluice"way`\, n.
An artificial channel into which water is let by a sluice;
specifically, a trough constructed over the bed of a stream,
so that logs, lumber, or rubbish can be floated down to some
convenient place of delivery.

 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: Artificial channel for water, often having a gate or valve at its head to regulate the flow.
 

 

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