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back of dam
верховая грань (бетонной) плотины; верховой откос (земляной) плотины

Англо-русский строительный словарь. 2013.

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  • dam — Synonyms and related words: arch dam, arrest, artificial lake, backstop, bamboo curtain, bank, bar, barrage, barrier, bayou lake, bear trap dam, beaver dam, bind, block, block up, blockade, boom, bottle up, brake, breakwater, breastwork, brick… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • 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

  • 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´like´ — dam 1 «dam», noun, verb, dammed, dam|ming. –n. 1. a wall built to hold back the water of a stream, creek, or river: »There was a flood when the dam burst. The sleepy pool above the dam, The pool beneath it never still (Tennyson). SYNONYM( …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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 999 — Theatrical release poster Directed by Sohan Roy Produced by BizTV Network …   Wikipedia

  • Dam — Dam, n. [Akin to OLG., D., & Dan. dam, G. & Sw. damm, Icel. dammr, and AS. fordemman to stop up, Goth. Fa[ u]rdammjan.] 1. A barrier to prevent the flow of a liquid; esp., a bank of earth, or wall of any kind, as of masonry or wood, built across… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dam plate — Dam Dam, n. [Akin to OLG., D., & Dan. dam, G. & Sw. damm, Icel. dammr, and AS. fordemman to stop up, Goth. Fa[ u]rdammjan.] 1. A barrier to prevent the flow of a liquid; esp., a bank of earth, or wall of any kind, as of masonry or wood, built… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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

  • Back Mountain, Pennsylvania — Back Mountain is a census designated place (CDP) in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, United States. It is near the cities of Scranton and Wilkes Barre. The population was 26,690 at the 2000 census. The name, Back Mountain refers to the CDP s… …   Wikipedia

  • dam — [n] embankment, wall bank, barrage, barrier, dike, ditch, gate, grade, hindrance, levee, milldam, millpond, obstruction, weir; concept 470 dam [v] hold back; block bar, barricade, brake, check, choke, clog, close, confine, hinder, hold in, impede …   New thesaurus

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