Definition of dam verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

dam

 verb
verb
NAmE//dæm//
 
dam something (up)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they dam
 
he / she / it dams
 
past simple dammed
 
-ing form damming
 
 
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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
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