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