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dikes

noun
plural of dike

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 a bank of earth constructed to control water
  • an elaborate system of dikes built to protect the lowlands from the relentless onslaught of the sea

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2 a long narrow channel dug in the earth
  • water flowed along the dike to the small pond

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dikes

verb
present tense third-person singular of dike

Synonyms & Antonyms of dikes (Entry 2 of 2)

as in fences, gates

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“Dikes.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/dikes. Accessed 25 Sep. 2021.

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