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sluice
British English: /sluːs/
American English: /slus/

Translation of sluice in German:

noun

  • 1
    (in hydraulic engineering)
    Schütz, das
  • 2 (water)
    (vom Schütz aufgestautes/durch das Schütz fließendes Wasser)
  • 4 (rinsing) See examples:give somebody/something a sluice [down] (with hose)
    jemanden/etwas abspritzen
    (with bucket)
    jemanden/etwas [mit Wasser] übergießen

transitive verb

  • 1
    (in hydraulic engineering)
    unter Wasser setzen
  • 2
    (provide with sluices)
    mit Schützen versehen

Phrasal verbs

sluice away

transitive verb
(with hose)
wegspritzen

sluice out

transitive verb
(with hose)

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