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dam meaning and definition

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DAM noun

Definition of dam (noun)

  1. a barrier constructed to contain the flow of water or to keep out the sea
  2. a metric unit of length equal to ten meters
  3. female parent of an animal especially domestic livestock

DAM verb

Definition of dam (verb)

  1. obstruct with, or as if with, a dam
    • "dam the gorges of the Yangtse River"
    • synonyms: dam up
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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