noun. ['ˈdæm'] a barrier constructed to contain the flow of water or to keep out the sea.
- natural object
Words that Rhyme with Dam
How do you pronounce dam?
Pronounce dam as dæm.
US - How to pronounce dam in American English
UK - How to pronounce dam in British English
How to spell dam? Is it dm? Or kdam? Common misspellings are:
Example sentences of the word dam
1. Noun, singular or mass
A good mounting point is the underside of the bumper or into the recess of the lower air dam.
Quotes containing the word dam
1. Ride?"Rhage snorted. "Please. That thing is a sewing machine with an air dam taped to it. My GTO could dust the fucker in fourth gear from a dead stop."When there was an odd sound from behind, John looked back. So did the three Brothers. "What."Xhex bristled and crossed her arms over her chest. "I can laugh, you know. And that's . . . pretty damn funny."Rhage beamed. "I knew I liked you.
- J.R. Ward, Lover Mine
2. The Theory of Evolution has more holes in it than a dam made out of Swiss cheese.
- Eoin Colfer, The Time Paradox
verb. ['ˈdæm'] obstruct with, or as if with, a dam.
- dam up
- close up
- open up
noun. ['ˈdæm'] female parent of an animal especially domestic livestock.
noun. ['ˈdæm'] a metric unit of length equal to ten meters.
- metric linear unit