"dams" in the noun sense
1. dam, dike, dyke
a barrier constructed to contain the flow of water or to keep out the sea
2. decameter, dekameter, decametre, dekametre, dam, dkm
a metric unit of length equal to ten meters
female parent of an animal especially domestic livestock
"dams" in the verb sense
1. dam, dam up
obstruct with, or as if with, a dam
"dam the gorges of the Yangtse River"
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