arch dam

noun

: a dam built in a gorge in the form of a horizontal arch having the convex side upstream and abutting against the side walls

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“Arch dam.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/arch%20dam. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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