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Synonyms for dike

(slang) offensive term for a lesbian who is noticeably masculine

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


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enclose with a dike

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The tail dike, partly funded by the Save San Fernando Movement and the Save Pampanga Movement, makes travel time shorter.
Local scour around the spur dike foundations failure spur dikes.
Timing of Early Jurassic "feeder" dike emplacement, northern Appalachians: Evidence for synchronicity with basin basalts.
After cutting and removing stumps, the earthen dike will be graded and stabilized, and grass will be planted.
Layers of clogs and straw are built up, and the dike is extended farther into the river.
Among his answers to 18 questions posed by SJP, Mr Rickman referred to complaints about alleged miss-selling by Mr Dike and his record as a work colleague.
Over 100 years into mining production in Sudbury offset mineral dikes that could lead to new economical ore bodies are still being found.
This paper summarizes the river dike damage recently seen in Japan (Sasaki et.
The World Wildlife Foundation and the Japan Wetlands Action Network joined with local fishermen in repeatedly petitioning the Japanese government to halt the construction of the dike.
Canada border manned the dikes Saturday as they worked to hold off the swelling Red River.
The work will include cutting and removal of approximately 1,600 trees on the south dike ranging in size from saplings up to 32-inches diameter, with the majority of trees in the 10-inch to 20-inch range.
The dike, which is part of the Sudbury Igneous Complex, extends through the northern boundary of Levack Township where FNX Mining Company Ltd.
In Fargo, 75 miles to the south, workers finished an earthen dike across the city's southern half that cut off more than 300 homes.
The unique thing about Leg 83," says Smith, "is that it able to get the top 300 meters of the sheeted dike complex.