Synonyms and Antonyms of flume
1 a narrow opening between hillsides or mountains that can be used for passage hiked through the flume and into the meadow beyond it Synonyms of flume col, couloir, defile, canyon, gap, gill [British], gorge, gulch, gulf, kloof [South African], linn [chiefly Scottish], notch, pass, ravine, saddleWords Related to flume abyss, chasm, cirque, cleft, crevasse, crevice, cwm [chiefly British], fissure; combe (also coombe or coomb) [British], dale, dell, glen, hollow, shut-in, vale, valley; basin, floodplain, kettle; arroyo, barranca (also barranco), coulee, draw, gully (also gulley), gutter, nullah, trench, trough, wadi, wash [West]
2 an open man-made passageway for water built a flume next to the road for runoff Synonyms of flume aqueduct, canal, conduit, course, channel, racecourse, raceway, watercourse, waterwayWords Related to flume millrace, millstream; floodway, sluice, sluiceway, spillway; swash, tideway, torrent; gutter, trough; river, rivulet, stream
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