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Dikes (Engineering)

LC control 85038003
LC classificationTC337
Topical headingDikes (Engineering)
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Variant(s)Dykes (Engineering)
See alsoFlood dams and reservoirs
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Hydraulic structures
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Found inWikipedia, Feb. 12, 2008 (Dyke or Dike may refer to: Dike (construction), either a long wall or bank built to keep out the sea or enclose or separate land, or the ditch from which the material was dug, or the combination of the two; Dike (geology), a long mass of minerals, usually an intrusion of igneous rocks, filling up rents or fissures in the original strata; Dyke (slang), a slang term, sometimes offensive, for a woman who is attracted to other women, a lesbian; Dikes, a term for diagonal pliers, a hand tool used by electricians and others)