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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: dike (0.00960 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to dike.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: dike bendung, bendungan, pematang, saluran
English → English (WordNet) Definition: dike dike 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) Definition: Dike Dike \Dike\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Diked; p. pr. & vb. n. Diking.] [OE. diken, dichen, AS. d[=i]cian to dike. See Dike.] 1. To surround or protect with a dike or dry bank; to secure with a bank. [1913 Webster] 2. To drain by a dike or ditch. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster] Little channels or dikes cut to every bed. --Ray. [1913 Webster] 2. An embankment to prevent inundations; a levee. [1913 Webster] Dikes that the hands of the farmers had raised . . . Shut out the turbulent tides. --Longfellow. [1913 Webster] 3. A wall of turf or stone. [Scot.] [1913 Webster] 4. (Geol.) A wall-like mass of mineral matter, usually an intrusion of igneous rocks, filling up rents or fissures in the original strata. [1913 Webster] Dike \Dike\, v. i. To work as a ditcher; to dig. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] He would thresh and thereto dike and delve. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]


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