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dikenoun [C]

 us   /dɑɪk/

dike noun [C] (ROCK LAYER)

earth science a ​layer of ​newerrock that is ​created when ​meltedrockflows into ​spaces in ​olderrock and then hardens

dike noun [C] (WALL)

a ​longwall that ​preventswater, esp. from the ​sea, from ​flooding a ​place
(Definition of dike from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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dikenoun [C]

uk   us   /daɪk/
another spelling of dyke
(Definition of dike from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “dike”
in Chinese (Simplified) 堤坝…
in Turkish set, bent, su kanalı…
in Russian плотина, сточная канава…
in Chinese (Traditional) 堤壩…
in Polish grobla, rów…
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