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flume

1. a ravine through which a stream flows
2. a narrow artificial channel made for providing water for power, floating logs, etc.
3. a slide in the form of a long and winding tube with a stream of water running through it that descends into a purpose-built pool

flume

[flüm]
(engineering)
An open channel constructed of steel, reinforced concrete, or wood and used to convey water to be utilized for power, to transport logs, and so on.
To divert by a flume, as the waters of a stream, in order to lay bare the auriferous sand and gravel forming the bed.
(geology)
A ravine with a stream flowing through it.

flume

An open channel for carrying water; usually constructed of metal, concrete, or wood.
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The new log flume at Barry Island Pleasure Park reopened last week and made quite a splash - something visitors will also be doing when Rhondda Cynon Taf council launches its 2016 season at Lido Ponty, in Ynysangharad War Memorial Park.
Clearly not too concerned about whether she got her hair wet, the princess smiled serenely as she plunged down the log flume and sped around the rapids.
Replacement of the wood flume trestles was included in the 1995 Comprehensive Water Conservation Plan and again in the 2007 Modernization Plan.
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To compound matters, later that day we went on a trip to an Australian theme park and I broke the log flume.
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