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They were first opened to admit the ship, and then closed to impound the water that flows up through the bottom of the lock.
THE PANAMA CANALFREDERIC JENNINGS HASKIN
These cows he used to impound, and had great trouble in the matter.
In this case the game is the caribou or reindeer, but no rope fence would serve to impound these.
It can be shown that the area of the reservoir necessary to impound water enough to produce 100 horse-power would be 40 acres.
THE STORY OF THE HEAVENSROBERT STAWELL BALL
Before such a dredge is launched, a dam is built across the gulch to impound sufficient water.
THE A B C OF MININGCHARLES A. BRAMBLE
Here a marshland along the Mouse River has been purchased and a large dam constructed to impound a lake 26 m. long.
And when next ye seek to impound me, come in force, sir–come in force!
I resolved to impound the waters of my spring in the ravine and keep fish at last—without salt—to my heart's content.
THE AMATEUR GARDENGEORGE W. CABLE
It is now under construction, and when completed will impound an area of 1,115 acres.
At a paltry price of labour I could impound twenty million gallons of water.

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