Definitions

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  • n. (engineering) the art or technique of trying to control rivers with dams etc in order to minimize the occurrence of floods

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Examples

  • "We have a task force looking at ways to rebuild the flood control system when this year's flooding recedes," said Bob Anderson, a spokesman for Maj.

    After the Flood, Farmers Try to Dig In

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