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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of dam.

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Examples

  • Winthrop, as well as in the records of the colonies, evidence which shows that the streams of wickedness in New England were "dammed" and not dried up.

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  • The area has prolonged given been dredged as good as dammed, nonetheless during a singular time a "falls" during Trenton were notable.

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  • That was before the Brazos River was dammed in the late 1930s.

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  • The problem is that the source of novelty is so dammed elusive.

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  • There was no worn channel for the creek, and its waters, dammed up, diverted, flying through the air on giddy flumes, trickling into sinks and low places, and raised by huge water-wheels, were used and used again a thousand times.

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  • The upshot of my research is that the design basis of envelopes of the aircraft and of other structures in general - like railways and metro bridges are beginning to be exceeded with significant frequency due to excessive instantaneous cumulative electrical load demand being placed on hydrogenerators occurring in heavily dammed regions.

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  • Quit being so dammed mamsey pamsey and PC about everything.

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  • The area has prolonged given been dredged as good as dammed, nonetheless during a singular time a "falls" during Trenton were notable.

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  • Quit being so dammed mamsey pamsey and PC about everything.

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  • Southeast Asian nations have long argued over how best to develop the Mekong, which remains one of the last major rivers world-wide that isn't dammed through most of its length, though it has dams in its upper reaches in China.

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