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Entry Word: dam
Function: noun
Text: a bank of earth constructed to control water <the river backed up behind the dam until it formed a new lake>
Synonyms dike, embankment, levee
Related Words breakwater, jetty, seawall; breastwork, bulwark, earthwork, rampart; canal, channel, ditch, gutter, trough; lock; barricade, barrier, block; floodgate, sluice