sluices (plural noun) · sluice gate (noun) · sluice gates (plural noun)
  1. a sliding gate or other device for controlling the flow of water, especially one in a lock gate.
    "the water gushed through the sluices" ·
    "lake levels are now regulated by sluices"
  2. an act of rinsing or showering with water.
    "a sluice with cold water"
sluices (third person present) · sluiced (past tense) · sluiced (past participle) · sluicing (present participle)
  1. wash or rinse freely with a stream or shower of water.
    "she sluiced her face in cold water" ·
    "crews sluiced down the decks of their ship"
    wash · wash down · rinse · swill down · clean · cleanse · flush
Middle English (as a noun): from Old French escluse ‘sluice gate’, based on Latin excludere ‘exclude’. The verb dates from the late 16th century.
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How to use sluice in a sentence?
crews sluiced down the decks of their ship.
lake levels are now regulated by sluices.
the water gushed through the sluices.
the road is a sluice of squishy mud.
she sluiced her face in cold water.
the waves sluiced over them.
a sluice with cold water.
a sluice gate.
How to say sluice in other languages?
Laguages Translations
Arabic (NOUN)السد
Bangla সুইজ
Bosnian (Latin) brana
Bulgarian (NOUN)шлюз
Cantonese (Traditional) 水閘
Catalan resclosa
Chinese Simplified 水闸
Chinese Traditional 水閘
Croatian Brana
Czech stavidlo
Danish (ADJECTIVE)sluse
Dutch sluis
Estonian (NOUN)lüüs
Filipino kandado
Finnish sulkuporteille
French (NOUN)écluse
German (NOUN)Schleuse
Greek περιστροφικά
Haitian Creole prix
Hebrew סכר
Hindi जलद्वार
Hungarian (ADJECTIVE)zsilip
Icelandic slurís
Indonesian pintu air
Italian (NOUN)saracinesca, chiusa
Japanese (NOUN)水門
Korean 수 문
Latvian slūžas
Lithuanian šliuzo
Malay (Latin) Keselamatan Sluis
Maltese prezz
Norwegian Bokmål sluse
Persian بسته شد.
Polish (NOUN)śluza
Portuguese limite
Querétaro Otomi esclusa
Romanian prețul
Russian (NOUN)шлюз
Serbian (Cyrillic) испирање
Serbian (Latin) ispiranje
Slovak priepustu
Slovenian vhodno
Spanish (NOUN)esclusa, compuerta
Swedish (ADJECTIVE)sluss
Tamil மதகு
Telugu స్లయిస్
Thai บานเลื่อน
Turkish savak
Ukrainian (NOUN)шлюз
Urdu سلواکا
Welsh (NOUN)ystreulio
Yucatec Maya esclusa
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