There are 2 translations of dam in Spanish:

dam1

Pronunciation: /dæm/

n

  • 2 [Zoology/Zoología] madre (feminine) (de un animal)
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    • The trees are used to build lodges and large dams that provide their aquatic habitat.
    • Beaver dams usually stand no more than ten feet (three meters) tall and integrate a series of steps into the slope.
    • Photos from 40 years ago show a common practice of clearing vegetation and beaver dams from streams to help the water run more freely for irrigation.
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    • 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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vt
to grant an amnesty to …
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Spain's War of Independence against Napoleon Bonaparte's French occupation was ignited by the popular revolt in Madrid on 2 May 1808 against the French army. With support from the Duke of Wellington, Spanish resistance continued for over five years in a guerra de guerrillas which gave the world the concept and the term guerrilla warfare. The autocratic Fernando VII was restored to the throne in 1814, and his first act was to abolish the progressive Constitution of Cadiz adopted in 1812.

There are 2 translations of dam in Spanish:

dam2

vt (-mm-)

  • [river/lake/valley] represar, construir* una presa or (South America/América del Sur) una represa en
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    • 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/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento
1.1dam2 1.2 (restrain) [feelings] contener*, reprimir

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Word of the day amnistiar
vt
to grant an amnesty to …
Cultural fact of the day

Spain's War of Independence against Napoleon Bonaparte's French occupation was ignited by the popular revolt in Madrid on 2 May 1808 against the French army. With support from the Duke of Wellington, Spanish resistance continued for over five years in a guerra de guerrillas which gave the world the concept and the term guerrilla warfare. The autocratic Fernando VII was restored to the throne in 1814, and his first act was to abolish the progressive Constitution of Cadiz adopted in 1812.