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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: dike(0.00866 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to dike.
English → Indonesian (quick)
bendung, bendungan, pematang, saluran
English → English (WordNet)
n 1: offensive terms for a lesbian who is noticeably masculine
[syn: butch, dyke]
2: a barrier constructed to contain the flow of water or to
keep out the sea [syn: dam, dyke, levee]
v : enclose with a dike; “dike the land to protect it from
water” [syn: dyke]
English → English (gcide)
Dike \Dike\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Diked; p. pr. & vb. n.
Diking.] [OE. diken, dichen, AS. d[=i]cian to dike. See
1. To surround or protect with a dike or dry bank; to secure
with a bank.
2. To drain by a dike or ditch.
Dike \Dike\ (d[imac]), n. [OE. dic, dike, diche, ditch, AS.
d[imac]c dike, ditch; akin to D. dijk dike, G. deich, and
prob. teich pond, Icel. d[imac]ki dike, ditch, Dan. dige;
perh. akin to Gr. tei^chos (for qei^chos) wall, and even E.
dough; or perh. to Gr. ti^fos pool, marsh. Cf. Ditch.]
1. A ditch; a channel for water made by digging.
Little channels or dikes cut to every bed. --Ray.
2. An embankment to prevent inundations; a levee.
Dikes that the hands of the farmers had raised . . .
Shut out the turbulent tides. --Longfellow.
3. A wall of turf or stone. [Scot.]
4. (Geol.) A wall-like mass of mineral matter, usually an
intrusion of igneous rocks, filling up rents or fissures
in the original strata.
Dike \Dike\, v. i.
To work as a ditcher; to dig. [Obs.]
He would thresh and thereto dike and delve. --Chaucer.