Definition of Flume in English :

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Flume meaning in English

Meaning of Flume in English

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1. flume, gulch

a narrow gorge with a stream running through it

2. flume

watercourse that consists of an open artificial chute filled with water for power or for carrying logs

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of flume
a ravine through which a stream flows
a narrow artificial channel made for providing water for power, floating logs, etc
a slide in the form of a long and winding tube with a stream of water running through it that descends into a purpose-built pool
4. (transitive)
to transport (logs) in a flume

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1.  US
an artificial channel, usually an inclined chute or trough, for carrying water to furnish power, transport logs down a mountainside, etc.
2.  US
a narrow gorge or ravine with a stream running through it
verb transitiveWord forms: flumed or ˈfluming US
to send (logs, water, etc.) down or through a flume

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see synonyms of flume
1. A narrow gorge, usually with a stream flowing through it.
2. An open artificial channel or chute carrying a stream of water, as for furnishing power or conveying logs.
3. A very small swimming pool designed with a propeller or pump to generate a current, allowing a swimmer to swim in place.

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