[ US /ˈdæm/ ]
[ UK /dˈæm/ ]
VERB
  1. obstruct with, or as if with, a dam
    dam the gorges of the Yangtse River
NOUN
  1. a barrier constructed to contain the flow of water or to keep out the sea
  2. female parent of an animal especially domestic livestock
  3. a metric unit of length equal to ten meters
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How To Use dam In A Sentence

  • A second problem is damage caused by the buildup of excessive electrical charges in the plate from the unwanted ions.
  • A damning indictment for a Paul Bartel film, Lust in the Dust is found guilty of being bland and lame.
  • The extended period of damage was probably brought on by the cool/wet growing conditions.
  • They estimate the cost of repairing the damaged roads at £1 million.
  • The air smells like moist potting soil, the skin of potatoes… the damp chalk of limestone.
  • For a diagnosis of brain stem death irremediable structural brain damage should be present.
  • Adam was getting the feeling that money was tight for her.
  • How anyone could have read some sinister intent into those views is indeed puzzling, and illustrates well how those damned Jewshow certain hypersensitive and overly privileged people who feel superior to the rest of the world are willing to cut their own throats for short term advantage by using unjustified charges of anti-semitism to point out how they take advantage of their position in any nation or institution who trusts them so as to benefit their own in group at the expense of that nation or institution. The Volokh Conspiracy » Why Catholics and Jews?
  • Also, thankfully, Neil Diamond's Cherry Cherry Christmas includes a version of "The Chanukah Song" that should give that mensch Adam Sandler a whole lot of nachas. David Wild: The Perfect Semitic Storm: Five Reasons Everybody Should Buy the New Christmas Albums by Neil Diamond, Bob Dylan And Barry Manilow This Season
  • Plans for the dam have been vetoed by the Environmental Protection Agency.
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