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spill·way

(spil'wā),
A groove or channel through which food may pass from the occlusal surfaces of teeth during the masticatory process.
Synonym(s): sluiceway
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

spill·way

(spil'wā)
Groove or channel through which food may pass from occlusal surfaces of teeth during masticatory process.
Synonym(s): sluiceway.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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Although the dam had an ice and trash sluiceway to facilitate moving ice and trash to the tailrace of the dam, the debris nonetheless had already shown a propensity to move into gatewells.
Seven hundred million tons of sediment will land annually at the foot of the dam, and the government is relying on an untested system of sluiceways to keep it clear enough to produce the promised electricity.
Such companies could then afford to invest capital in making the river more usable for their purposes: removing obstacles, building dams and sluiceways, and so on.
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The poetic imagination which has been able to encompass all the changes of light on the water, all the hum and bustle of the coastal flora and fauna, comes up against the ultimate blankness, the loss of all imagery in contemplating an instant transition from life to death: when the blood roared, overflowing its cerebral sluiceway, and the iridescence of his last perception, charring, gave way to unreversed, irrevocable dark
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We have ordered a survey to find out how the road relates to a neighbor," he said, adding that the Oxford Historical Society has shown some interest in the area of the culvert, which includes a sluiceway from a former mill on Slater's Pond.