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SLUICEGATE

 Dictionary entry overview: What does sluicegate mean? 

SLUICEGATE (noun)
  The noun SLUICEGATE has 1 sense:

1. regulator consisting of a valve or gate that controls the rate of water flow through a sluice

  Familiarity information: SLUICEGATE used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


SLUICEGATE (noun)


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Meaning:

Regulator consisting of a valve or gate that controls the rate of water flow through a sluice

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

head gate; penstock; sluice valve; sluicegate; water gate; floodgate

Hypernyms ("sluicegate" is a kind of...):

regulator (any of various controls or devices for regulating or controlling fluid flow, pressure, temperature, etc.)

Holonyms ("sluicegate" is a part of...):

penstock; sluice; sluiceway (conduit that carries a rapid flow of water controlled by a sluicegate)


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