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dam



Pronunciation: (dam), [key]
n., v., dammed, dam•ming.


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.
1. to furnish with a dam; obstruct or confine with a dam.
2. to stop up; block up.

dam



Pronunciation: (dam), [key]
n.
a female parent (used esp. of four-footed domestic animals).

Dam



Pronunciation: (dam, däm), [key]
n.
(Carl Pe•ter) Hen•rik Pronunciation: (kärl pē'ter hen'rik; Dan. kärl pā'tur hen'rik), [key] 1895–1976, Danish biochemist: Nobel prize for medicine 1943.

dam




dekameter; dekameters.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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