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n. a lesbian; a bulldiker. (Rude and derogatory.) Who’s the dike in the cowboy boots?
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In some locations dikes are constructed higher than the high water level, which are called emerged dikes.
However, since the 1930s, trees have become established on the north and south dikes of the reservoir.
Afghans construct earthen dikes extending out into the river to divert water.
Over 100 years into mining production in Sudbury offset mineral dikes that could lead to new economical ore bodies are still being found.
Seismic failure of river dikes and current trend of its rehabilitation in Japan are summarized.
Canada border manned the dikes Saturday as they worked to hold off the swelling Red River.
The middle layer is made of sheeted dikes -- thin, vertical structures that form when magma solidifies in the crack between the plates.
A series of mineralized quartz latite dikes that has intruded the basal andesitic volcanic units is known to host silver mineralization over a wide zone that extends into the Montecristo III concession.
Furthermore, the area is divided into three compartments (zones) through construction compartmentalization dikes in the extension of the major islands.
Authorities went door-to-door Saturday, ordering residents still in their homes to leave after the Red River overran miles of sandbag dikes and sent dirty water washing through their neighborhoods.
From top to bottom, modern seafloor consists of a layer ofsediment, "pillow" lavas that have split onto the seafloor, dikes through which magma has risen and a layer of magma that had crystallized in the magma chamber beneath a spreading ridge.
Other known offset dikes in the Sudbury area have hosted extensive Ni-Cu-PGE mineralization as well as several successful mining operations.
Leonard Cawley, an authority spokesman, said yesterday the work does not have anything to do with the granite-faced 110-foot Wachusett Dam in Clinton, built at the turn of the last century, but refers to earthen dams - or dikes, which he described as dams without plumbing.