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flood control

noun, Civil Engineering
1.
the act or technique of controlling river flow with dams, dikes, artificial channels, etc., so as to minimize the occurrence of floods.
Origin
1925-1930
1925-30, Americanism
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flood control

noun
1.
the technique or practice of preventing or controlling floods with dams, artificial channels, etc
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