October 31, 2019
Learner's Word of the Day
dam /ˈdæm/ noun
dam
/ˈdæm/
noun

plural dams

A dam built across a shallow river
A dam built across a shallow river
Learner's definition of DAM

[count]

: a structure that is built across a river or stream to stop water from flowing

  • The government has plans to build a dam and flood the valley.

  • There's a beaver dam [=a dam built by beavers] in the stream behind my house.

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