Sentence Examples


  • 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.
  • The " tom " is a sort of cradle with an extended sluice placed on an incline of about I in 12.
  • 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 floor of the sluice is laid with riffles made of strips of wood 2 in.
  • And upwards in area, which are placed somewhat below the main sluice, and communicate with it above and below, the entry being protected by a grating so that only the finer material is admitted.

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