Sluicing meaning

Present participle of sluice.
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The act by which something is sluiced; a copious wetting; a drenching.
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(linguistics) A kind of ellipsis, introduced by an interrogative, where (usually) everything except the interrogative is elided from the clause, as in "I like him, but I don't know why".
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