Translation of "dam" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /dæm/ us /dæm/

a strong wall built across a river to stop the water and make a lake

verb uk /dæm/ us /dæm/ present participle damming, past tense and past participle dammed

to build a dam across a river

construir una presa sobre

(Translation of “dam” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /dӕm/

a bank or wall of earth, concrete etc to keep back water

A new dam was being built at the mouth of the valley.

the water kept back.

presa, embalse

(Translation of “dam” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)