Noun(1) a narrow gorge with a stream running through it(2) watercourse that consists of an open artificial chute filled with water for power or for carrying logs
(1) Video recordings were made of the overhead view of fish swimming in a re-circulating flume at 10 deg C across of range of steady swimming speeds.(2) Wave transformation and sediment mobilization processes are difficult to understand and predict in a laboratory flume , under controlled conditions, without obstructions.(3) The hydraulic system had to take water from the creek and return it there, probably by a dam and flume system.(4) Tom couldn't get enough of the mini flume and waterslide.(5) There, with disco music blaring and lights flashing, they are swished around several times before being fed into a flume that drops them down a 14-foot ramp into a splash pool.(6) Since last week the flume , the doors, a proportion of the tiles round the aquacise pool, and one of the canoes, have all been replaced or repainted.(7) The flume recirculates both water and sediment in order to provide a continuous supply of heterogeneous sand particles under steady flow conditions during the course of each experiment.(8) A chicken nibbled on smashed watermelon, and dancers swam in a plastic water flume , and a fake walrus lumbered across the stage.(9) We believe that sugar managers had the technology to measure the weight of cut cane that individual harvesters brought to the railhead or flume .(10) Others have used the endurance of fish swimming steadily at a given speed in a flume or a gantry tank to measure maximum sustainable swimming performance.(11) The leisure centre has a 25m indoor pool, a fun pool with 100 ft flume and lazy river rapids as well as an outdoor pool which is used during the summer months.(12) According to Pearl, Pennoyer constructed a flume that carried stream water to the site for washing out and screening crystals.(13) Back at the block operation, trays are lifted out of the brine tank and the cheese is herded into another flume , which takes the blocks through the washer for a rinse-off before packaging.(14) In addition, there are two flume rides where swimmers float on large inflated tubes.(15) There are two springboards in the middle, and a double flume of Alton Towers proportions that unloads shrieking youngsters at high speed into one of the two shallow ends.(16) If you enjoy a day at the swimming pool, splashing down the flumes , think of canyoning as the 100% natural equivalent.
Related Phrases of flume
(1) flume :: Flume
1. gulch ::
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