Flume meaning

flo͝om
To send (logs, water, etc.) down or through a flume.
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A narrow gorge, usually with a stream flowing through it.
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An open artificial channel or chute carrying a stream of water, as for furnishing power or conveying logs.
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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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An artificial channel, usually an inclined chute or trough, for carrying water to furnish power, transport logs down a mountainside, etc.
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A narrow gorge or ravine with a stream running through it.
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A ravine or gorge, usually one with water running through.
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An open channel or trough used to direct or divert liquids.
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Origin of flume

Middle English flum river from Old French from Latin flūmen from fluere to flow bhleu- in Indo-European roots