Definition of Flumes

1. Noun. (plural of flume) ¹



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Definition of Flumes

1. flume [v] - See also: flume

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Flumes

flukey
flukier
flukiest
flukily
flukiness
flukinesses
fluking
flukish
fluky
flulike
flumazenil
flumazepil
flume
flumed
flumen
flumes (current term)
flumethasone
flumethiazide
flumina
flumina pilorum
fluming
fluminous
flumioxazin
flummadiddle
flummadiddles
flummeries
flummox
flummoxed
flummoxes

Literary usage of Flumes

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1. Irrigation Practice and Engineering by Bernard Alfred Etcheverry (1915)
"alignment, no curves, no angles, no silt or deposit (average of 8 flumes ranging from ... For wooden flumes of surfaced lumber, when new and in excellent ..."

2. Irrigation Practice and Engineering by Bernard Alfred Etcheverry (1916)
"flumes to Carry Irrigation Water over the Drainage Channel. ... flumes are extensively used to cross drainage channels and depressions, and in many cases ..."

3. Irrigation Engineering by Arthur Powell Davis, Herbert Michael Wilson (1919)
"flumes.—Where the drainage line intercepted is in a ravine or canyon of moderate depth, but well below the grade of the canal, the latter may be carried ..."

4. Irrigation Engineering by Arthur Powell Davis, Herbert Michael Wilson (1919)
"flumes.—Where the drainage line intercepted is in a ravine or canyon of moderate depth, but well below the grade of the canal, the latter may be carried ..."

5. The Indian Forester (1890)
"flumes.—Writing in the North- Western Lumberman, Mr. CE Potter states that in North-East California some very long flumes have been constructed for ..."

6. Irrigation farming: a handbook for the practical application of water in the by Lucius Merle Wilcox (1895)
"flumes AND THEIR STRUCTURE. flumes are boxes or troughs used to convey water ... Special forms of sheet-iron or other sheet- metal flumes are much used in ..."

7. Operation and Maintenance of Irrigation Systems by Sidney Twitchell Harding (1917)
"MAINTENANCE OF flumes Maintenance of flumes consists of repairs to both the flume and its ... For smaller flumes tar paper may be placed in the flume. ..."

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