Dam

Dam

WordNet



noun


(1)   Female parent of an animal especially domestic livestock
(2)   A barrier constructed to contain the flow of water or to keep out the sea
(3)   A metric unit of length equal to ten meters

verb


(4)   Obstruct with, or as if with, a dam
"Dam the gorges of the Yangtse River"
Wiktonary



Noun


  1. Structure placed across a flowing body of water to stop the flow.
  2. A device to prevent a tooth from getting wet, consisting of a rubber sheet held with a band.

Noun



  1. Mother, generally regarding breeding of animals (compare sire).