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A study linked some of the levee and dike failures to earlier drought conditions, such as cracks forming because of exposure to heat and dryness.
HEAVY RAINS IN DROUGHT-STRICKEN STATES COULD BE DANGEROUSAMIR AGHAKOUCHAK/THE CONVERSATIONOCTOBER 24, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
By adopting a number of new tactics to staying informed, we can build a dike to keep out the flood of misinformation.
HOW TO RESIST AND COUNTER TODAY’S FLOOD OF FAKE NEWSALEXANDRA WITZESEPTEMBER 16, 2021SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
That standard works fine when you’re building a dike in areas where a flood won’t cause enormous damage, like an area of farmland.
U.S. CIVIL ENGINEERS BENT THE RULES TO GIVE NEW ORLEANS EXTRA PROTECTION FROM HURRICANES. THOSE ADJUSTMENTS MIGHT HAVE SAVED THE CITY DURING IDAALEJANDRO DE LA GARZASEPTEMBER 2, 2021TIME
In December 2008, four months after Andrea’s second relative died of leukemia, more than a billion gallons of coal ash slurry broke through a dike at the Tennessee Valley Authority’s Kingston Fossil Plant.
THE COAL PLANT NEXT DOORBY MAX BLAU FOR GEORGIA HEALTH NEWSMARCH 22, 2021PROPUBLICA
Without system-level support, individual decision-making is like the proverbial Dutch boy with his finger in the dike.
THE YEAR OF CHOOSING DANGEROUSLYMAGGIE KOERTH (MAGGIE.KOERTH-BAKER@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)MARCH 11, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
When riding or walking along upon such a dike on one side, down a long slope, they have a glimpse of water between the trees.
ROLLO IN HOLLANDJACOB ABBOTT
The dike was very regular in its form, and it was ornamented with two rows of trees along the top of it.
ROLLO IN HOLLANDJACOB ABBOTT
The dike was very broad, and the descent from it to the low land on each side was very gradual.
ROLLO IN HOLLANDJACOB ABBOTT
They had a delightful drive back, going as they came, on the top of the great sea dike.
ROLLO IN HOLLANDJACOB ABBOTT
The passengers that came in the ferry boat divided into two parties, as they came down the dike.
ROLLO IN HOLLANDJACOB ABBOTT
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WORDS RELATED TO DIKE

  • channel
  • conduit
  • culvert
  • dike
  • drain
  • duct
  • eaves
  • fosse
  • funnel
  • gully
  • moat
  • pipe
  • runnel
  • sewer
  • sluice
  • spout
  • sulcation
  • trench
  • trough
  • tube
  • watercourse
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