Synonyms for Damming:
frustrating, constipating, congesting, Encumbering, Fouling, restricting, Resisting, inhibiting, Delaying, choking, blocking, impeding, Snagging, baffling, Handicapping, Deterring, bottleneck, Detaining, Entangling, hindering, Crimping, thwarting, Cramping, Snarling, constraining, Tangling, Obstructing, Clogging, burdensome, Entrapping, crippling, Restraining, Complicating.
stopping, Impairing, dragging, Plugging, Interrupting, braking, Checking, Hampering, Burdening, opposing, Bunging, Miring, fettering, Staying, curbing, Hamstringing, countering, catching, Paralyzing, barring, bottlenecking, jamming.
Usage examples for Damming
The damming of the Gabou and the works necessary to direct the water of the three valleys to the plain, ought not to cost more than sixty thousand francs; for the engineer discovered on the commons a quantity of calcareous soil which would furnish the lime cheaply, the forest was close at hand, the wood and stone cost nothing, and the transportation was trifling. – The Village Rector by Honore de Balzac