Middle English flumriverfrom Old French from Latin flūmenfromfluereto flowbhleu- in Indo-European roots
The " flume " enabled him to dry the bed of a stream while he worked over its gravels.
First the " rocker," then the " torn," the " flume," and the hydraulic stream were the tools of the miner.
Separating Franconia and Pemigewasset ranges is the romantic Franconia Notch, overlooking which from the upper cliffs of Profile Mountain is a remarkable human profile, The Great Stone Face, immortalized by Nathaniel Hawthorne; here, too, is the Franconia Flume, a narrow upright fissure, 60 ft.
Congo Falls: This flume ride may seem small at only 34 feet tall, but the massive tidal wave it unleashes is sure to drench everyone aboard as well as unwary onlookers on the crossover bridge.
The Princess pressed a button that turned on the pool area including the water flume.