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Definition of Dike

Dike

  1. A ditch; a channel for water made by digging.
  2. An embankment to prevent inundations; a levee.
  3. A wall of turf or stone.
  4. A wall-like mass of mineral matter, usually an intrusion of igneous rocks, filling up rents or fissures in the original strata.
  5. To surround or protect with a dike or dry bank; to secure with a bank.
  6. To drain by a dike or ditch.
  7. To work as a ditcher; to dig.

Dike Translations

dike in Dutch is waterkering, dijk
dike in Finnish is pato
dike in French is dique
dike in German is Deich
dike in Italian is argine
dike in Norwegian is demning
dike in Spanish is dique
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