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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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He added: "We've got the best log flume makers in the world on board, who also made the old log flume and all new rides going into the park.
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