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Noun Concept
Categories: Dams, Barrages (dam), All articles containing potentially dated statements, Hydraulic structures, Dikes
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dam  dike  dyke  Saddle dam  Artificial dam
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A barrier constructed to contain the flow of water or to keep out the sea WordNet 3.0
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A barrier constructed to contain the flow of water or to keep out the sea WordNet 3.0 & WordNet 2020
A dam is a barrier that stops or restricts the flow of water or underground streams. Wikipedia
Barrier that impounds water or underground streams Wikidata
Structure constructed across a watercourse or stream channel. OmegaWiki
A structure placed across a flowing body of water to stop the flow or part of the flow, generally for purposes such as retaining or diverting some of the water or retarding the release of accumulated water to avoid abrupt flooding. Wiktionary
Structure placed across a flowing body of water. Wiktionary (translation)
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A dam is often an essential source of water to farmers of hilly country. Wiktionary