DAM

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Dam

Mother. Alternatively an artificial lake made by constructing a wall of earth or concrete, etc.

Dam

Mother or female parent in a pedigree.
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Dam

The female parent.
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Dam

Structure built in rivers or estuaries, basically to separate water at both sides and/or to retain water at one side.
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dam

[n] - a barrier constructed to contain the flow of water or to keep out the sea 2. [n] - female parent of an animal especially domestic livestock 3. [v] - obstruct with, or as if with, a dam
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DAM

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Dam

A mechanism used to hold back water in a river, gathering pond or reservoir, so it can be controlled for some purpose. They may be earth or masonry. There is an important Post-Medieval dam at Acklington Park mill, (see under Smeaton, John).
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Dam

Dam (dăm) noun [ Middle English dame mistress, lady; also, mother, dam. See Dame .] 1. A female parent; -- used of beasts, especially of quadrupeds; sometimes applied in contempt to a human mother. « Our sire and dam , now confined to horses, are a relic ...
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Dam

Dam noun [ Akin to OLG., D., & Danish dam , G. & Swedish damm , Icelandic dammr , and Anglo-Saxon fordemman to stop up, Goth. Faúrdammjan .] 1. A barrier to prevent the flow of a liquid; esp., a bank of earth, or wall of any kind, as of masonry or wood, buil...
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Dam

Dam transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Dammed (dămd); present participle & verbal noun Damming .] 1. To obstruct or restrain the flow of, by a dam; to confine by constructing a dam, as a stream of water; -- generall...
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dam

1. A female parent; used of beasts, especially of quadrupeds; sometimes applied in contempt to a human mother. 'Our sire and dam, now confined to horses, are a relic of this age (13th century) . . . .Dame is used of a hen; we now make a great difference between dame and dam.' (T. L. K. Oliphant) 'The dam runs lowing up end down, Looking the way her...
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dam

dike noun a barrier constructed to contain the flow of water or to keep out the sea
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dam

(dam) a barrier to obstruct the flow of water or other fluid. rubber dam. dental dam , rubber dam a sheet of thin latex rubber used by dentists to isolate a tooth or teeth from the fluids of the mouth during dental treatment, held in place by a clam...
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Dam

• (n.) A barrier to prevent the flow of a liquid; esp., a bank of earth, or wall of any kind, as of masonry or wood, built across a water course, to confine and keep back flowing water. • (n.) A female parent; -- used of beasts, especially of quadrupeds; sometimes applied in contempt to a human mother. • (n.) A firebrick wall, or a s...
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dam

(from the article `dog`) ...behaviour is a combination of instinct and environment. Dogs are born with certain innate characteristics that are evident from birth. Puppies are ...
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dam

structure built across a stream, river, or estuary to retain water. Dams are built to provide water for human consumption, for irrigating arid and ... [16 related articles]
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Dam

The dam was an ancient Indian copper coin of very little value - 1000 dams comprised one rupee. From the dam comes the expression 'not worth a damn' meaning worthless or useless.
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Dam

A dam is a bank or construction of stone, earth, or wood etc across a stream or river for the purpose of keeping back the current to give it increased head, for holding back supplies of water, for flooding lands, for rendering the stream above the dam navigable by increased depth, and for generating electricity. Its material and construction will d...
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dam

symbol for the dekameter (10 meters; see entry below), a metric unit of distance.
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dam

a structure to retain water inflows for specific uses
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dam

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.
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dam

dam, barrier, commonly across a watercourse, to hold back water, often forming a reservoir or lake; dams are also sometimes used to control or contain rockslides, mudflows, and the like in regions where these are common. Dams are made of timber, rock, earth, masonry, or concrete or of combinations o...
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DAM

Type: Abbreviation Definitions: 1. Abbreviation for diacetylmonoxime.
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Dam

Type: Term Pronunciation: dahm Definitions: 1. C.P. Henrik, Danish biochemist and Nobel laureate, 1895-1976. See: Dam unit
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