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  Definition of dam
  1. female parent of an animal especially domestic livestock
  2. a barrier constructed to contain the flow of water or to keep out the sea
  3. a metric unit of length equal to ten meters
  4. obstruct with, or as if with, a dam; "dam the gorges of the Yangtse River"
Similar Words: dyke, levee, decameter, dekameter, decametre, dekametre, dkm, dam up

 

Hyponyms: Aswan High Dam, Aswan Dam, High Dam, Hoover Dam, milldam, weir

 

Part Meronyms: hectometer, hectometre, hm

 

Derivational Morphology: dyke, dam up, levee

 

Anagrams: mad

 

Language Translations:
Arabic: سد   Croatian: nasip  
Dutch: dam   Estonian: tamm  
Finnish: pato   French: barrage  
German: Damm   Hungarian: gát  
Ido: aquobarilo   Italian: argine  
Polish: tama   Portuguese: barragem  
Romanian: baraj   Russian: плотина  
Serbian: nasip   Telugu: వంతెన  
 
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