sluicegate

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sluicegate (ˈsluːsˌɡeɪt)
 
n
See also floodgate Sometimes shortened to: sluice a valve or gate fitted to a sluice to control the rate of flow of water

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sluicegate

noun
regulator consisting of a valve or gate that controls the rate of water flow through a sluice 
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