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synonyms for damming

  • clog
  • bar
  • barricade
  • brake
  • check
  • choke
  • close
  • confine
  • hinder
  • impede
  • obstruct
  • repress
  • restrain
  • restrict
  • retard
  • slow
  • suppress
  • hold in
  • stop up

antonyms for damming

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  • advance
  • aid
  • allow
  • assist
  • encourage
  • facilitate
  • forward
  • free
  • help
  • let go
  • liberate
  • open
  • permit
  • promote
  • push
  • release
  • support
  • unblock
  • unclog
  • unloose
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After decades of stasis on Ramsey numbers, the dam had finally broken.
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Look for lakes, reservoirs, dams, rivers, and streams with good access.
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It started when this eighth grader at Waiakea Intermediate School in Hilo first saw news of an experiment on how dams might collapse.
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This graph from a 2017 research paper shows river flow measured at different locations over time as various dams were built between its banks.
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After monitoring a controversial Wyoming water project and dam proposal, Fulton sets off on a journey to personally observe what is at stake for Little Snake River and its greater ecosystem.
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The tools typically monitor volcanoes and dams for seismic activity.
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Henry went to bed that night with a head full of plans for damming up the brook.
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The foe pressed closer, damming the last tiny stream of provisions that trickled into the doomed city.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
The water power furnished by damming the Rock River is unequaled.
JOURNAL OF A TRIP TO CALIFORNIA BY THE OVERLAND ROUTE ACROSS THE PLAINS IN 1850-51E. S. (ELEAZER STILLMAN) INGALLS
By going a distance below, and damming up the stream, a sufficient depth of water was got to float the canoes.
SUMMARY NARRATIVE OF AN EXPLORATORY EXPEDITION TO THE SOURCES OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER, IN 1820HENRY ROWE SCHOOLCRAFT
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