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Dam

A subdivision of the mohar, the currency of Nepal prior to 1932. A dam was equivalent to 1/128 of a mohar.
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With a gesture of impotent fury, he dashed away in the direction of an equally excited crowd, that on a point of the slope nearer the island were gesticulating and shouting to a second group of men, who on the opposite shore were clambering on over the choked debris of the flume that had dammed and diverted the current.
Therefore, the annual worldwide total of sediment reaching the ocean on all rivers, dammed and undammed, is about 12.
Industry relies on the placid waters of the dammed river for shipping.