sluice valve


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Noun1.sluice valve - regulator consisting of a valve or gate that controls the rate of water flow through a sluicesluice valve - regulator consisting of a valve or gate that controls the rate of water flow through a sluice
regulator - any of various controls or devices for regulating or controlling fluid flow, pressure, temperature, etc.
sluice, sluiceway, penstock - conduit that carries a rapid flow of water controlled by a sluicegate