earth fill dam

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English-Chinese construction dictionary (英汉建筑大词典). 2013.

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  • earth-fill dam — «URTH FIHL», a dam constructed primarily of earth …   Useful english dictionary

  • Dam — /dam, dahm/, n. (Carl Peter) Henrik /kahrl pee ter hen rik/; Dan. /kahrddl pay teuhrdd hen rddik/, 1895 1976, Danish biochemist: Nobel prize for medicine 1943. * * * I Barrier built across a stream, river, or estuary to conserve water for such… …   Universalium

  • dam — dam1 /dam/, n., v., dammed, damming. n. 1. a barrier to obstruct the flow of water, esp. one of earth, masonry, etc., built across a stream or river. 2. a body of water confined by a dam. 3. any barrier resembling a dam. v.t. 4. to furnish with a …   Universalium

  • Dam — This article is about structures for water impoundment. For other uses, see Dam (disambiguation). Hoover Dam, a concrete arch gravity dam in Black Canyon of the Colorado River. Lake Mead in the background is impounded by the dam …   Wikipedia

  • Earth Sciences — ▪ 2009 Introduction Geology and Geochemistry       The theme of the 33rd International Geological Congress, which was held in Norway in August 2008, was “Earth System Science: Foundation for Sustainable Development.” It was attended by nearly… …   Universalium

  • Fill trestle — A fill trestle is a bridge that is built to provide a scaffolding for the construction of a fill or an earthen dam. Typically, the trestle is built across the valley and a railroad track is laid across the trestle. Specially designed side dumping …   Wikipedia

  • Rogun Dam — ▪ dam, Tajikistan       partially finished, large rock and earth fill dam on the Vakhsh River in southern Tajikistan, upstream from the Nurek Dam. Construction on the dam began in 1976, when Tajikistan was part of the Soviet Union. Following… …   Universalium

  • Bratsk Dam — ▪ dam, Russia       gravity earth fill dam on the Angara River, Russia, completed in 1964. The dam is 410 feet (125 m) high and 14,488 feet (4,417 m) wide at the crest and has a volume of 14,337,000 cubic yards (10,962,000 cubic m). It creates an …   Universalium

  • Oroville Dam — ▪ dam, California, United States  earth fill dam on the Feather River, California, U.S. Completed by the state of California in 1968, it is the highest dam in the United States and one of the highest embankment dams in the world. The dam, 770… …   Universalium

  • Nurek Dam — ▪ dam, Tajikistan       one of the world s highest dams, located on the Vakhsh River in Tajikistan near the border with Afghanistan. An earth fill dam, it was completed in 1980 and rises 984 feet (300 m) and includes an impervious core of… …   Universalium

  • Davis Dam — Official name Davis Dam Location Clark County, Nevada / Mohave County, Arizona, USA …   Wikipedia

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