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    How to say it in English?

    There are two channels. Water can go through the cross-section between the channels, as shown in figure. But I don't know how to call it in English.
    Any help will be appreciated.
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    #2

    Re: How to say it in English?

    Sluice gate?
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Re: How to say it in English?

    Perhaps I have misled you. It is not a gate.
    It is just a narrow opening. Can we call it screen outlet? But if it is an outlet, it should be a position where the water flows out of the channel.

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    Sluice gate?

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    #4

    Re: How to say it in English?

    Are you sure it doesn't raise or lower to control the volume of water? I can't tell for sure from the picture, but it looks like a flow gate or sluice gate as Barb suggested.
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    Re: How to say it in English?

    I agree with Barb and Skrej in English we would call that a sluice gate.
    This article might help explain.

    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sluice
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    Re: How to say it in English?

    Quote Originally Posted by Skrej View Post
    Are you sure it doesn't raise or lower to control the volume of water? I can't tell for sure from the picture, but it looks like a flow gate or sluice gate as Barb suggested.
    The gate on the right seems to be a little lower than the one on the left, so I think you can move them up and down.

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    #7

    Re: How to say it in English?

    Johny, you should know by now that you have to say you are not a teacher when answering questions.

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