дамба ; плотина ; запруда ; перемычка ; мол ; запруженная вода; гать ; матка ;
запруживать; запруживать воду
- The dam on the Caroni River has a 9,000 megawatt capacity and is intended to supply 60% of Venezuela's electricity by 1986.
- These include unstable soil and rock masses; a thick bed of crystalline limestone underlying the dam site and outcropping in the reservoir, which is a potential source of leaks; also the possibility of earthquakes caused by the weight of water in the reservoir.
- But the dam is situated in a valley hit by landslides.
- The explosives, which were described as nothing more than an experiment, were detonated just above a dam built in January and breached last week.
- Recruited for a tricky mission, he pinions a German plane under his own, crashes into a dam, floods a German base and goes out in a blaze of glory, having saved the British fleet from likely destruction.
- Moreover there is, at present, no constitution way that the federal government can stop the dam.
- A 16.1m dam will hold back a 2.6-mile-long artificial lake to be known as the Roadford Reservoir.
- Zambians in the Kafue National Park take fry from the tributaries of the Kafue River using Government-issued mosquito nets because they can't fish the main river for adult fish as the new Lake created by the hydro-electric dam did not have the standing trees removed before flooding.
- The Mahaweli Programme is a 2000 million scheme to dam Sri Lanka's 300 kilometre Mahaweli river.
- I had the feeling on reading it that a dam had just burst, and that she had a great deal more to say.
- The Longhorn's main role at present seems to be as a suckler dam or terminal sire and their popularity among commercial farmers is noticeably on the increase.
- The density of the landfall was critical to calculating at what moment the dam would capitulate.
- Jack pike downstream of Elvington dam.