impound water

impound water
стоячая (застойная) вода

Англо-русский гидрогеологический словарь. — Ташкент. . 1979.

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  • impound — ► VERB 1) seize and take legal custody of. 2) shut up (domestic animals) in a pound. 3) (of a dam) hold back or confine (water). DERIVATIVES impoundment noun …   English terms dictionary

  • impound — [im pound′] vt. 1. to shut up (an animal) in a pound 2. to take and hold (a document, funds, a vehicle, etc.) in legal custody 3. to gather and enclose (water) for irrigation, etc. impoundment n …   English World dictionary

  • impound — im·pound || ɪm paÊŠnd v. shut up, enclose, confine; seize, confiscate; dam up water, confine water in a reservoir …   English contemporary dictionary

  • impound — transitive verb Date: 15th century 1. a. to shut up in or as if in a pound ; confine b. to seize and hold in the custody of the law c. to take possession of < she was dismissed and her manuscript impounded Jonathan Weiner > 2. to collect and… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • impound — impoundable, adj. impounder, n. v. /im pownd /; n. /im pownd/, v.t. 1. to shut up in a pound or other enclosure, as a stray animal. 2. to confine within an enclosure or within limits: water impounded in a reservoir. 3. to seize and retain in… …   Universalium

  • impound —    The collecting of water by damming [16] …   Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology

  • impound — verb 1》 seize and take legal custody of. 2》 shut up (domestic animals) in a pound. 3》 (of a dam) hold back (water). Derivatives impoundable adjective impounder noun impoundment noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • impound — /ɪmˈpaʊnd / (say im pownd) verb (t) 1. to shut up in a pound, as a stray animal: *Reid impounded the bull and claimed heavy damages. –henry lawson, 1907. 2. to confine within an enclosure or within limits: water impounded in a reservoir. 3. to… …   Australian English dictionary

  • impound — 1 confiscate. 2 take possession of. 3 shut up (animals) in a pound. 4 shut up (a person or thing) as in a pound. 5 (of a dam etc.) collect or confine (water). Derivatives: impoundable adj. impounder n. impoundment n …   Useful english dictionary

  • Retreat of glaciers since 1850 — The retreat of glaciers since 1850, worldwide and rapid, affects the availability of fresh water for irrigation and domestic use, mountain recreation, animals and plants that depend on glacier melt, and in the longer term, the level of the oceans …   Wikipedia

  • River Don, South Yorkshire — River Don The River Don as it flows past Hillsborough Stadium. Origin Pennines …   Wikipedia

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