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- n. Alternative form of sluice gate.
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- n. regulator consisting of a valve or gate that controls the rate of water flow through a sluice
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In 2002 rapid sluicegate action to prevent future pollution was still needed.
Daybreak this morning the Hambleden lockkeeper, one Perry Smith, opens the sluicegate to fill the lock for an early traveler, and a body rushes through it into the lock.
So you stood with Connor on the little concrete apron just upstream of the sluicegate.
Bloke has a few drinks, goes for a stroll on the sluicegate, falls in.
A company of Süderländers who had been ordered to cross the bridge, went right about face, as soon as they came in sight of the Dalecarlians, and did not halt till they reached the sluicegate, which had been drawn up, so that nobody might pass.
"And as for you, Mr Beaver, when you get home you will find your dam finished and mended and all the leaks stopped and a new sluicegate fitted."
Then follows after line 14, the drawing of a sluicegate -- _conca_ -- of which the use is explained in the text below it.
On the other side of the wall on the right is the sluicegate.