Tomlinson's flume, which would bring the water to the mine, was not finished yet.
The flume, the ditch, and the wing-dam, are the chief tasks of the river-miner.
Over six other torrents the flume—here made of wood—had to be carried on strong iron bridges.
Granger was attending to the flume which they had constructed.
A few months later, when the bank went up the flume, the cash balance found in the safe aggregated 80 cents.
She have land, and she have a part of the lake and a flume site.
"We have achieved the flume, the Pool, and the Basin to-day," said he at length.
The 'boat' is built like the flume, V shaped, and fits into the flume.
The flume is one of those rifts in the solid rock caused by some titanic force in ages long since.
We were a wet lot when we reached the terminus of the flume.
late 12c., "stream," from Old French flum "running water, stream, river," from Latin flumen "flood, stream, running water," from fluere "to flow" (see fluent). In U.S., used especially of artificial streams channeled for some industrial purpose.