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  • 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

  • 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 failure — The reservoir emptying through the failed Teton Dam A dam is a barrier across flowing water that obstructs, directs or slows down the flow, often creating a reservoir, lake or impoundments. Most dams have a section called a spillway or weir over… …   Wikipedia

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  • Saluda Dam — Looking down the dam from the Irmo side. Official name Dreher Shoals Dam Location Columbia, South Carolina Constr …   Wikipedia

  • Hirakud Dam — is built across the Mahanadi River, about 15 km from Sambalpur in the state of Orissa in India. Built in 1956, the dam is the world s largest earthen dam. [cite web author= year= url=… …   Wikipedia

  • Teton Dam — Infobox Dam dam name = Teton Dam caption = The reservoir behind the Teton Dam was emptied within hours of the initial breach official name = Teton Dam crosses = Snake River reservoir = Teton Reservoir locale = Eastern Idaho maint = United States… …   Wikipedia

  • Jackson Lake Dam — is a concrete and earth fill dam at the outlet of Jackson Lake in northwestern Wyoming, USA. The lake and dam are situated within Grand Teton National Park in Teton County. The Snake River emerges from the dam and flows about convert|800|mi|km|0… …   Wikipedia

  • Meadow Pond Dam — Coordinates: 43°27′27″N 71°14′33″W / 43.4575°N 71.2425°W / 43.4575; 71.2425 Meadow Pond Dam was an earthen dam in …   Wikipedia

  • Whittenton Pond Dam — is an earthen dam across the Mill River in Taunton, Massachusetts. Built in 1832, the original dam was a half mile upstream from downtown Taunton. It was 12 feet high and constructed of timber. The old dam was removed when its structural… …   Wikipedia

  • Navajo Dam — Daʼdeestłʼin (Navajo) View of Navajo Dam from the air Country United States …   Wikipedia

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