Definition of wing dam in English:

wing dam

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noun

A dam or barrier built into a stream to deflect the current.
More example sentences
  • The most notorious obstructions are the wing dams.
  • Needless to say the rocky composition is habitat for food, and the wing dam provides a current break.
  • Catfish were not found behind rocks along the irregular and steeply sloping bank or wing dam face.

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