Sluicing In A Sentence

Definition of Sluicing

present participle of sluice | The act by which something is sluiced; a copious wetting; a drenching. | (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".

How To Use Sluicing In A Sentence?

  • When the spring sluicing was finished it was said that he had cleaned up half a million.
  • They have visions of mill-ponds, with beautiful little cascades sluicing into them over dams.
  • It is well not to leave the sluicing for too long a period, as when the slimes and tailings are set hard they are difficult to remove.
  • The sluicing or "cleaning-up" season is short, and mining operators generally consider that they cannot afford to lose an hour of it.
  • Ordinary sluicing with water is not sufficient, and if they cannot be sterilised by means of boiling water, they should be treated, after ordinary washing, with a 5 per cent.

Short & Simple Example Sentence For Sluicing | Sluicing Sentence

  • Look at the rain sluicing down those windows.

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