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- n. Plural form of dam.
- v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of dam.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- A Scotch name for the game of checkers or draughts.
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Sahib, the house is not there, nor the well, nor the big tank which they call dams, nor the little fruit-trees, nor the cattle.
Next to them, a British finance campaigner updates an indigenous activist about hedge fund investments in dams in his Indian mountain state of Sikkim.
The negative impact of large hydel dams is well documented.
Ten thousand people in Sarawak, Malaysia, have been displaced by the Bakun dam, which is expected to open next year, and a series of Latin American dams could force many thousands of people off their land.
Mandatory release of excess liquid captured in the dams is categorized as the chief factor that makes the POC blueprint more equitable than the previous distribution formula, and directly beneficial to Lake Chapala.
But there's also no doubt that certain dams are killing native fisheries, and in some cases, they should go.
Lots of puddles and ice dams from the messy ice st ...
The potential removal of the dams is a key piece of a major restoration effort for the Klamath developed by more than 30 diverse stakeholders, including California and Oregon, three tribes, PacifiCorp, water users and conservation groups.
One notable species that has suffered from the dams is the endangered Rafetus euphraticus.
Building new hydroelectric power plants, otherwise known as dams; putting wind farms in the way of Ted Kennedy ` s gorgeous vista over there, and at least practically speaking, opening up a new gas refinery or a nuclear power plant.
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