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We found 29 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word floodgate:
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General dictionaries General (23 matching dictionaries)
  1. floodgate: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. floodgate: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. floodgate: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. floodgate: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. floodgate: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. floodgate: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Floodgate, floodgate: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. floodgate: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. floodgate: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. floodgate: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. floodgate: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. floodgate: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. floodgate: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. Floodgate (novel), Floodgate: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  15. floodgate: Rhymezone [home, info]
  16. floodgate: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  17. floodgate: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  18. floodgate: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  19. floodgate: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  20. floodgate: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  21. floodgate: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. floodgate: Glossary of Legal Terms [home, info]
  2. floodgate: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. floodgate: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (1 matching dictionary)
  1. floodgate: Idioms [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. floodgate: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (1 matching dictionary)
  1. FLOODGATE: Lake and Water Word Glossary [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (floodgate)

noun:  something that restrains a flood or outpouring ("Suspension of surveillance opened the floodgates to illegal immigrants")
noun:  regulator consisting of a valve or gate that controls the rate of water flow through a sluice

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Words similar to floodgate:   penstock, sluicegate, head gate, sluice valve, water gate, more...


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