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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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Never one to shy away from nonconformity, Streten recently released free audio samples online under the Flume Sounds project where beatmakers can download a selection of synths and beats created by the man himself.
The flume is the last piece of the puzzle in the pool area, which still has its lagoon pool with wave machine and water features, plus the 25m pool with lanes.
A hike to either destination begins at the Flume Trail network parking lot, at the north corner of the Flume Bridge on Route 86 in Wilmington.
Yesterday saw bidding reach its climax for 39 log flume lots on eBay, with buyers having the chance to buy one of 30 individual boats, the ride's former height board and signage saying "no splashing please".
Work on the troublesome roof of the site is nearly complete, the new flume tower has reached its full height and a large amount of fittings in reception, the changing rooms and restaurant have been installed.
"It's the main attraction and we're hoping the flume will be on a par with that."
The solution is to send streaming data (log files, events etc..,) from various sources to HDFS, Facebook's Scribe, Apache Kafka, Apache Flume. We are using the Apache Flume it provide a ingestion mechanism for collecting aggregating and transporting large amounts of streaming data such as log data, events from various webservers/sources to a centralized data store.
The attraction is just rounding up its first summer season with the iconic log flume back open for business after years of absence, having reopened to the public in April last year.
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.
The 2015 Main Canal Flume Replacement and Other Canal Improvements Project was the most recent phase toward the overall modernization and improvement plan.
At Oasis Centre, the Play Zone has been expanded and two new rides have also been introduced: Log Flume, an Arctic-themed kiddie flume ride that has six seal-shaped mobiles that slide along a 40-metre fibreglass; and an all-new Taga J, a rotating platform with an interactive inflatable that will make the riders spin, bounce, rock and jump.