Sentence Examples


  • Were it not for these dams steamers might reach Mosul itself, at an elevation of 353 ft.
  • Two great dams on the river (one built by the Federal government) provide good water power.
  • The regulation is effected by locks and movable dams, the latter so designed that in times of flood or frost they can be dropped flat on the bottom of the river.
  • The indiscriminate slaughter of fry, and the obstacles opposed by irrigation dams to breeding fish, are said to be causing a sensible diminution in the supply in certain rivers.
  • Hence in dams above Too ft.