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The answer DAM has 857 possible clue(s) in existing crosswords.
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Definitions of dam in various dictionaries:
noun - a barrier constructed to contain the flow of water or to keep out the sea
noun - a metric unit of length equal to ten meters
noun - female parent of an animal especially domestic livestock
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|Possible Crossword Clues|
|Fort Peck, for one|
|Grand Coulee, e.g.|
|Three Gorges project|
|Possible Jeopardy Clues|
|Tajikistan has the highest one of these in the world; the U.S. doesn't even make the Top 10 with Hoover|
|This 3-letter word can refer to a beaver's construction or the reservoir of water it creates|
|Possible Dictionary Clues|
|a barrier constructed to hold back water and raise its level, forming a reservoir used to generate electricity or as a water supply.|
|a rubber sheet used to keep saliva from the teeth during dental operations, or as a prophylactic device during cunnilingus and anilingus.|
|a metric unit of length equal to ten meters|
|obstruct with, or as if with, a dam|
|a barrier constructed to contain the flow of water or to keep out the sea|
|female parent of an animal especially domestic livestock|
|The female parent of an animal, especially a domestic mammal.|
|Build a dam across (a river or lake)|
|A rubber sheet used to keep saliva from the teeth during dental operations, or as a prophylactic device during cunnilingus and anilingus.|
|A barrier constructed to hold back water and raise its level, forming a reservoir used to generate electricity or as a water supply.|
A dam is a barrier that stops or restricts the flow of water or underground streams. Reservoirs created by dams not only suppress floods but also provide water for activities such as irrigation, human consumption, industrial use, aquaculture, and navigability. Hydropower is often used in conjunction with dams to generate electricity. A dam can also be used to collect water or for storage of water which can be evenly distributed between locations. Dams generally serve the primary purpose of retaining water, while other structures such as floodgates or levees (also known as dikes) are used to manage or prevent water flow into specific land regions.|
* The word dam can be traced back to Middle English, and before that, from Middle Dutch, as seen in the names of many old cities. The first known appearance of dam occurs in 1165. However, there is one village, Obdam, that is already mentioned in 1120. The word seems to be related to the Greek word taphos, meaning "grave" or "grave hill". So th