How to use Sluice in a sentence
The floor of the sluice is laid with riffles made of strips of wood 2 in.
Water was pouring out of the 12 inch sluice valve.
The rusty original sluice paddle gate has survived being buried for 30 years.
The level of the mill dam has dropped and is now below the level of the old wheel sluice.
Disruption of a normal flow regime The major example if the tidal sluice at Cley next the Sea.Advertisement
It has a drying room with dehumidifier, storage heater and spin dryer and a cold water sluice room for washing caving gear.
You'll see the miller turn the wheel on the right to open the sluice gate in front of the waterwheel.
Here we pass another sluice which in time of flood is opened up to fill an impounding reservoir.
Edwards was also asked to survey the whole river and put a plan together to build a new sluice at Boston.
It was straight through, to wait for the upper sluice to drop and the lower sluice to raise.Advertisement
We finalized the time with Barry, he said that the lower sluice was about a foot lower than the road bridge.
Ahead could be seen the official end of navigation the Great Raveley Drain control sluice.
A sluice at one end would allow the excess water to escape.
Mrs C was lying across a doorway next to the sluice room (where commodes are rinsed out).
Sluice gear for the ground paddles at the top of the lock.Advertisement
A sluice plate in the center of the dam can be raised to allow release of water.
Sydney 2000 must be the Olympics that start to sluice away the evils that have built up in the bloated body of the movement.
Just beyond this is Salter 's Lode Sluice and Well Creek wiggling away to the top of picture.
When it is desired to preserve a way from one road or similar class of working to another, double doors placed at sufficient intervals apart to take in one or more trams between them when closed are used, forming a kind of lock or sluice.
Each pair of wheels is built in three storeys, and the outflow of the water is controlled by a cylindrical gate or sluice, which is moved up and down by the action of the governor.Advertisement
It then passes through screens and grizzlies to retain the coarse gravel, the finer material passing on to sluice boxes provided with riffles, supplied with mercury.
It is fitted with a section pipe and a circular balanced sluice for admitting and cutting off the water-supply.
A sluice surreptitiously opened during a dark night and allowed to run for six hours may quite possibly double the value of his crop, but apparently the law is not often broken.
In order to save finely divided gold, amalgamated copper plates are sometimes placed in a nearly level position, at a considerable distance from the head of the sluice, the gold which is retained in it being removed from time to time.
The " tom " is a sort of cradle with an extended sluice placed on an incline of about I in 12.Advertisement
The incline of the sluice varies with the conformation of the ground and the tenacity of the stuff to be washed, from 1 in 16 to I in 8.
The " pan " is now only used by prospectors, while the " cradle " and " tom " are practically confined to the Chinese; the sluice is considered to be the best contrivance for washing gold gravels.
It is first surrounded by an embankment, after which the water from the river is allowed to flow through a properly constructed sluice in its bank, along a drain or ditch to the land which is prepared for warping.
A small sluice placed in the side of the conductor opposite to the meadow, and at the upper end of it, will drain away the leakage that may have escaped from the head sluice.