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dam1 British & World English

A barrier constructed to hold back water and raise its level, forming a reservoir used to generate electricity or as a water supply

dam2 British & World English

The female parent of an animal, especially a domestic mammal

dam3 British & World English

Decametre(s)

decametre British & World English

A metric unit of length, equal to 10 metres

dam in decametre British & World English

A metric unit of length, equal to 10 metres

air dam British & World English

A streamlining device below the front bumper of a vehicle; a front spoiler

mill dam British & World English

A dam built across a stream to raise the level of the water so that it will turn the wheel of a watermill

wing dam British & World English

A dam or barrier built into a stream to deflect the current

Kariba Dam British & World English

A concrete arch dam on the Zambezi River, 385 km (240 miles) downstream from the Victoria Falls. It was built in 1955-9, creating Lake Kariba and providing a bridge over the Zambezi between Zambia and Zimbabwe

Bonneville Dam British & World English

Hydroelectric dam built in the 1930s on the Columbia River, east of Portland in Oregon

Grand Coulee Dam British & World English

A dam on the Columbia River in east central Washington, completed in 1942

water under the bridge in water British & World English

Used to refer to events that are in the past and consequently no longer to be regarded as important

cofferdam British & World English

A watertight enclosure pumped dry to permit construction work below the waterline, as when building bridges or repairing a ship

dental dam in dam1 British & World English

A rubber sheet used to keep saliva from the teeth during dental operations, or as a prophylactic device during cunnilingus and anilingus

water under the bridge British & World English

Used to refer to events that are in the past and consequently no longer to be regarded as important

dam English Thesaurus

the dam burst after torrential rain

dam English-Spanish

dique m, presa f, represa fAmS

dam-fool English-Spanish

estúpido

dam up English-Spanish

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