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to stop or prevent passage of

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a barrier constructed to contain the flow of water or to keep out the sea

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a metric unit of length equal to ten meters

female parent of an animal especially domestic livestock

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obstruct with, or as if with, a dam

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So you normally do a coffer dam, pump out the water to work in the dry.
SIR - The health and safety reasons espoused for not recovering the remains of the stern of the Newport mediaeval ship are inconsistent with the preliminary digging which would have been necessary prior to driving in the shuttering of the coffer dam.
With river dredging operations on the approaches to the proposed lock expected to be completed this year, engineers anticipate erecting a coffer dam around the construction site by late 2002.
Access to the well location by constructing Coffer dam, requiring massive earthwork, sheet piling, dewatering and earth excavation.
The tunnel has a diameter of 10 meters and, in the next phase, Cavico Power and Resource Construction will construct a diversion tunnel and a coffer dam for the upper and lower streams.
Limited Tenders are invited for Drilling Of 02 Holes By Odex Method For Installation Of Two Open Type Piezometer Along The Axis Of Downstream Coffer Dam At Ntpc Kol
Highway Department employees, using equipment borrowed from the Massachusetts Turnpike, blocked the culvert that connects the two parts of the pond with a large steel plate, which served as a coffer dam.
The coffer dam enables the draining of the main basin area needed for dismantling British, American and French vessels berthed at Able Seaton Port.
At the same time the work bridges are being built, crews will build what's called a coffer dam in the river where a pier that will help support the bridge will be built.
River crossings, which were once done only by dredging and installing a coffer dam, can now be replaced with horizontal directional drilling.
The Company will construct a new coffer dam to enclose the basin in which the existing casino facility rests.
For this project, Cavico will be responsible for constructing the main dam, a spillway dam, an overpass bridge, a water-intake portal, a headrace tunnel, a water diversion tunnel, a coffer dam, a vertical surge sharp tank and the service roads of the construction site.
8 billion Neckertal Dam, is about to complete the project on time and it would begin work on the Roller-Compacted concrete dam in the coming month while also finishing off work on the second stage of construction of the coffer dam and structures for the diversion culvert.
We are now completing the work on the coffer dam and over the coming weeks will undertake the process of draining the basin with the dismantling operations starting in July.
To avoid lowering the reservoir or building a coffer dam, the tower is to be constructed onshore, then floated into place for installation near the upstream face of the dam.