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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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'A soil exploration was conducted before the construction of the dike, but somehow we are just humans.
First, that stakeholders support the Road Dike solution to the perennial problem of massive flooding in the communities surrounding the Laguna de Bay, both in the provinces of Rizal and Laguna.
Local scour around the spur dike foundations failure spur dikes.
Wallrock melting and reaction effects along the Higganum diabase dike in Connecticut: contamination of a continental flood basalt feeder.
where B is channel width; b is dike length; Q is the flow rate of approaching flow; h is water depth.
She said much of the work will not be visible from Route 110 as it was from Route 70 during the south dike project.
Just three days ago, a weekend rainstorm caused the river to rise high enough to completely wash out the existing diversion dike. Now, very little water is flowing into their canal, and approximately 20,000 families cannot irrigate their crops.
He ordered unemployed Mr Dike, aged 55, to pay the pounds 70,000 defence costs - with an interim payment of pounds 30,000.
The company has been in Sudbury for the past four months developing a exploration strategy with consultant Scott Jobin-Bevans, managing director, Caracle Creek International Consulting, which has made the initial quartz dike identification.
One technique of using clay slurry fill geotextile bags for dike construction was developed in Tianjin, China, and used for one land reclamation project along the coast of Tianjin.
and Fahrig, W.F., 1975, The paleomagnetism of Kaminak dikes; no evidence of significant Hudsonian plate motion: Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, v.
I spent three days out on the farther flats, with the incomplete dike always looming in the background.
A leaking water distribution line caused the dike above it to sag on Tuesday (June 19), according to a Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) official.
October 4,2012 (BOR) - One man is reported to have been killed by water flowing over the broken dike in Twic East, the county's Commissioner Dau Akoi Jurkuch told Sudan Tribune on Thursday.