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dam

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n.水坝,障碍 v.控制,筑坝

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dam为高中词汇

词形变化:

名词:dammer 动词过去式:dammed 过去分词:dammed 现在分词:damming 第三人称单数:dams

dam


/dæm; dæm/
n
1 barrier (made of concrete, earth, etc) built across a river to hold back the water and form a reservoir, prevent flooding, etc 水坝; 水堤; 水闸.
2 reservoir formed by such a barrier 水坝围成的水库.

v
1 [Tn, Tn.p] ~ sth (up) build a dam across (a river, valley, etc) 建水坝于(河、谷等).
2 (phr v) dam sth up (fig 比喻) hold back (emotions, etc) 抑制(情感等)
*to dam up one's feelings 抑制住自己的感情.

/dæm; dæm/
n mother of a four-footed animal 母兽.
1. The new dam was a bulwark against future floods.
    新水坝是将来抵御洪水的屏障。

2. They built up an earthen dam.
    他们建起了土坝。

3. Presently, all we can do is look at mug shots and stick our fingers in the dam.
    而目前,我们所能做的就是看看罪犯的照片,并参与到构筑抑制犯罪的大坝中去。

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