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dam 1

American English: /dæm/
British English: /dam/

noun

  • 1 (barrier)
    Example sentences
    • The dam raised the water level by 54 feet and created a three-mile-long reservoir holding around 9,000 million gallons.
    • By raising the dam, water levels would reach a point where they would flood many of the beach-front properties that sit close to the lake shore.
    • He'll test them on Nile crocodiles in South Africa, which are imperiled because changes to a local dam will raise water levels and swamp nesting beaches.

transitive verb present participle damming past tense, past participle dammed

  • (river/lake/valley)
    represar
    construir una presa en
    construir una represa en (South America)
    Example sentences
    • Lake Nasser was formed by damming the River Nile.
    • In the Soviet era, the Vakhsh River was dammed for irrigation and electric power, and factories were built along its banks.
    • This is a reservoir of approximately 800 acres formed by damming the River Wolf.

Phrasal verbs

dam up

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object
1dam1 2 2 (restrain)
(feelings)
contener
reprimir
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dam 2

American English: /dæm/
British English: /dam/

noun

  • (Zoology)
    madre (feminine) (de un animal)
    Example sentences
    • However, the present study indicates Longhorns have a significant advantage in calving ease over Red Poll sires for dams calving at 2 yr of age.
    • The greatest effect of scours was on young inbred dams; mature outcross dams had a lower incidence of scours.
    • Their incorporation into these pedigree herds as suckler dams or resale as in calf cows offers a very lucrative second-hand value.
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