English - Vietnamese Dictionary
dam /dæm/Concise Dictionary
- ngoại động từ
- xây đập (ở nơi nào); ngăn (nước) bằng đập
- (nghĩa bóng) ((thường) + up) ghìm lại, kiềm chế lại
- to dam up one's emotion: kiềm chế nỗi xúc động
dammed|damming|damsdæmAdvanced English Dictionary
+a barrier constructed to contain the flow of water or to keep out the sea
+a metric unit of length equal to ten meters
+female parent of an animal especially domestic livestock
+obstruct with, or as if with, a dam
noun, verbCollocation Dictionary
1 a barrier that is built across a river in order to stop the water from flowing, used especially to make a RESERVOIR (= a lake for storing water) or to produce electricity: the Narmada dam in India + The dam burst.
2 (technical) the mother of some animals, especially horses
+ verb (-mm-) [VN] ~ sth (up) to build a dam across a river, especially in order to make an artificial lake for use as a water supply, etc: plans to dam Colorado's South Platte river
VERB + DAM
build, construct | breach
The dam has been breached and there is a danger of flooding.
DAM + VERB
The dam burst and the valley was flooded.
| hold sth back
The dam holds back the water.
a large hydroelectric dam on the River Danube
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