arch-grav|i|ty dam

arch-grav|i|ty dam «AHRCH GRAV uh tee»,
a dam that resists the thrust of the water by using the thrust of the sides of the valley, as in an arch dam, and the thrust of its own weight, as in a gravity dam.

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