irrigation dam

irrigation dam

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  • 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

  • Irrigation in Australia — is a widespread practice to supplement low rainfall levels in Australia with water from other sources to assist in the production of crops or pasture. As the driest inhabited continent, irrigation is required in many areas for production of crops …   Wikipedia

  • 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

  • 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

  • irrigation and drainage — ▪ agriculture Introduction  artificial application of water to land and artificial removal of excess water from land, respectively. Some land requires irrigation or drainage before it is possible to use it for any agricultural production; other… …   Universalium

  • irrigation — irrigational, adj. /ir i gay sheuhn/, n. 1. the artificial application of water to land to assist in the production of crops. 2. Med. the flushing or washing out of anything with water or other liquid. 3. the state of being irrigated. [1605 15; …   Universalium

  • Irrigation tank — An irrigation tank or tank in India refers to an artificial lake or reservoir of any size. (The word sagar refers to a large lake, usually man made).cite web url= glossary.php title=Architecture on the Indian… …   Wikipedia

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  • Dam —   A structure for impeding and controlling the flow of water in a water course, and which increases the water elevation to create the hydraulic head. The reservoir creates, in effect, stored energy.   ***   A physical barrier constructed across a …   Energy terms

  • Theodore Roosevelt Dam — is a dam on the Salt River located northeast of Phoenix, Arizona. The dam is convert|357|ft|m high and was built between 1905 and 1911, and renovated 1989 1996. The Dam is named after Theodore Roosevelt. The dam has a hydroelectric generating… …   Wikipedia

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