to build dam

to build dam
to build/to construct/to erect dam возводить/строить плотину

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  • Dam — This article is about structures for water impoundment. For other uses, see Dam (disambiguation). Hoover Dam, a concrete arch gravity dam in Black Canyon of the Colorado River. Lake Mead in the background is impounded by the dam …   Wikipedia

  • Dam — /dam, dahm/, n. (Carl Peter) Henrik /kahrl pee ter hen rik/; Dan. /kahrddl pay teuhrdd hen rddik/, 1895 1976, Danish biochemist: Nobel prize for medicine 1943. * * * I Barrier built across a stream, river, or estuary to conserve water for such… …   Universalium

  • build — vb Build, construct, erect, frame, raise, rear are comparable when they mean to form or fashion a structure or something comparable to a structure. Build strictly implies a fitting together of parts and materials to form something which may be… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • dam — dam1 [dam] n. [ME < Gmc base seen in MLowG, MDu dam, ON dammr, MHG tam, Goth faur dammjan, to stop up < IE base * dhē, to set, put in place > DO1, L facere] 1. a barrier built to hold back flowing water 2. the water thus kept back 3. any …   English World dictionary

  • dam — Ⅰ. dam [1] ► NOUN ▪ a barrier constructed across a river to hold back water, in order to form a reservoir or prevent flooding. ► VERB (dammed, damming) ▪ build a dam across. ORIGIN Low German or Dutch. Ⅱ …   English terms dictionary

  • dam — dam1 /dam/, n., v., dammed, damming. n. 1. a barrier to obstruct the flow of water, esp. one of earth, masonry, etc., built across a stream or river. 2. a body of water confined by a dam. 3. any barrier resembling a dam. v.t. 4. to furnish with a …   Universalium

  • dam — [[t]dæ̱m[/t]] dams, damming, dammed 1) N COUNT A dam is a wall that is built across a river in order to stop the water flowing and to make a lake. They went ahead with plans to build a dam on the Danube River. ...the Aswan Dam. 2) VERB To dam a… …   English dictionary

  • dam — n. 1) to build, construct, erect a dam 2) a hydroelectric; storage dam 3) a dam bursts * * * [dæm] construct erect a dam storage dam a hydroelectric a dam bursts baked dams to build …   Combinatory dictionary

  • dam — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ hydroelectric VERB + DAM ▪ build, construct ▪ breach ▪ The dam has been breached and there is a danger of flooding …   Collocations dictionary

  • build — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ average, medium ▪ lean (esp. AmE), slender, slight, slim, small, thin ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • dam — dam1 noun 1》 a barrier constructed to hold back water and raise its level, forming a reservoir or preventing flooding.     ↘a barrier of branches in a stream, constructed by a beaver to provide a deep pool and a lodge. 2》 (also dental dam) a… …   English new terms dictionary

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