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Decameter(s),
  1. Decameter(s)

Verb
  1. Build a dam across (a river or lake)

  2. Hold back or obstruct (something)
    • - the closed lock gates dammed up the canal
Noun
  1. The female parent of an animal, esp. a domestic mammal


  1. a barrier constructed to contain the flow of water or to keep out the sea
  2. obstruct with, or as if with, a dam; "dam the gorges of the Yangtse River"
  3. decameter: a metric unit of length equal to ten meters
  4. female parent of an animal especially domestic livestock
  5. A dam is a barrier that impounds water or underground streams. Dams generally serve the primary purpose of retaining water, while other structures such as floodgates or levees (also known as dikes) are used to manage or prevent water flow into specific land regions. ...
  6. Dam Square, or simply the Dam (de Dam) is a town square in Amsterdam, the capital of the Netherlands. Its notable buildings and frequent events make it one of the most well-known and important locations in the city.
  7. DAM (دام; דאם) is the first Palestinian Pop-rap group. Based in Israel, DAM was founded in 1999 by brothers Tamar and Suhell Nafar and their friend Mahmoud Jreri. ...
  8. Dam are a British extreme metal band from London, formed in 1997. The band's music, heavily influenced by early-nineties death metal, can be characterised as a fusion of death metal, black metal, and thrash metal, with some hints of progressive rock and heavy metal. ...
  9. A mare is an adult female horse or other equine.
  10. A Dam was a small Indian copper coin. The coin was first introduced by Sher Shah Suri during his rule of India between 1540 and 1545, along with Mohur, the gold coin and Rupiya the silver coin Later on, the Mughal Emperors standardised the coin along with other silver (Rupiya) and gold (Mohur) ...
  11. (Dams) Khudiya dam, Lormi & Khutaghat dam, Ratanpur.
  12. (Dams) like any other technical "advancement", need to be analyzed not only on the basis of their perceived economic benefits and their dollar cost, but also on their environmental, and social impacts as well.
  13. (dams) human-made or animal-made barrier across a stream or river that holds and regulates flow of water.
  14. The mother of a horse.
  15. A structure constructed across a water body typically used to increase the hydraulic head at hydroelectric generating units. A dam typically reduces the velocity of water in a particular river segment and increases the depth of water by forming an impoundment behind the dam. ...
  16. A product having several purposes: 1. A dam positions the glass in the opening while the adhesive cures. 2. A dam holds the liquid adhesive and prevents it from flowing into the interior of the vehicle. 3. A dam provides an esthetically pleasing site-line. 4. A dam acts as a sound barrier.
  17. A structure of earth, rock, concrete, or other materials designed to retain water, creating a pond, lake, or reservoir.
  18. a barrier built across a river or stream that blocks and controls the flow of water.
  19. A structure for impeding and controlling the flow of water in a water course, and which increases the water elevation to create the hydraulic head. The reservoir creates, in effect, stored energy.
  20. Adult breeding female - mother of a cria.
  21. The barrier built into the trapway of a toilet that controls the water level in the toilet bowl.
  22. A human-created embankment that controls or confines water [dike].
  23. a large wall or earth barrier used to block a river valley. Purpose may be to store water, control flooding and/or generate electricity.
  24. Barrier built across a watercourse to form a reservoir for the purpose of irrigation or hydroelectricity generation or flood control. The body of water held back by the dam can power the turbines of a power station, can irrigate dry regions and can even adjust the course of a river. ...
  25. Technically, the dam is the wall that holds the water in and the reservoir is the water.