Definition of flume in English:
1An artificial channel conveying water, typically used for transporting logs or timber.
- The flume recirculates both water and sediment in order to provide a continuous supply of heterogeneous sand particles under steady flow conditions during the course of each experiment.
- Often the animals were placed in water flumes and required to swim continuously against a current generated by a pump.
- According to Pearl, Pennoyer constructed a flume that carried stream water to the site for washing out and screening crystals.
1.1A winding tubular water slide or chute at a swimming pool or amusement park.
- Tom couldn't get enough of the mini flume and waterslide.
- If you enjoy a day at the swimming pool, splashing down the flumes, think of canyoning as the 100% natural equivalent.
- You walk where you can, scramble over rocks, wade and swim through pools and in places you slide down natural flumes.
Definition of flume in:
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