Meaning of DAM in English

DAM

transcription, транскрипция: [ dæm ]

( dams, damming, dammed)

1.

A dam is a wall that is built across a river in order to stop the water flowing and to make a lake.

...plans to build a dam on the Danube River.

N-COUNT

2.

To dam a river means to build a dam across it.

...plans to dam the nearby Delaware River...

VERB : V n

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