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dike

noun [C]  /dɑɪk/ us  

dike noun [C] (ROCK LAYER)

earth science a layer of newer rock that is created when melted rock flows into spaces in older rock and then hardens

dike noun [C] (WALL)

a long wall that prevents water, esp. from the sea, from flooding a place
Translations of “dike”
in Chinese (Traditional) 堤壩…
in Russian плотина, сточная канава…
in Turkish set, bent, su kanalı…
in Chinese (Simplified) 堤坝…
in Polish grobla, rów…
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