• Other work now began. This work would make the dam into one of the largest producers of electric power ever built.

    VOA: special.2009.08.12

  • Men who worked at night on the dam suffered less, but the heat was still as high as thirty degrees Celsius.

    VOA: special.2009.08.12

  • Before he was president, Mister Hoover worked for many years to make the construction of the dam possible.

    VOA: special.2009.08.12

  • Men in two special factories worked day and night to make the concrete building material for the dam.

    VOA: special.2009.08.12

  • She wanted to tell the story of the people behind the industry: In this case, the people who were building the dam.

    VOA: special.2009.05.17

  • In nineteen eighteen, a man named Arthur Davis proposed building a dam to control the Colorado River.

    VOA: special.2010.10.27

  • They enter a special visitors' center to learn about the dam and the men who built it.

    VOA: special.2009.08.12

  • It cannot be changed. The expression comes from the idea that water that has fallen over a dam cannot be brought back again.

    VOA: special.2009.05.10

  • He said the dam should be built in an area called Boulder Canyon on the border between the states of Arizona and Nevada.

    VOA: special.2009.08.12

  • Bourke-White took pictures of those people C at the dam,in the rooms where they lived, and in the places where they had fun.

    VOA: special.2009.05.17

  • Workers also used more than twenty million kilograms of steel to strengthen the concrete in the dam.

    VOA: special.2009.08.12

  • Today,visitors can see a statue of the men who worked as high scalers to build Hoover Dam.

    VOA: special.2009.08.12

  • It was a picture of a new dam being built in the western state of Montana.

    VOA: special.2009.05.17

  • The official name of the Hoover Dam bypass is the Mike O'Callaghan-Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge.

    VOA: special.2010.10.27

  • It was agreed this could be more easily done with the aid of a dam.

    VOA: special.2009.08.12

  • Engineers decided the rock would provide a good strong support for the proposed dam.

    VOA: special.2009.08.12

  • They built a large road from Boulder City to the area of the dam.

    VOA: special.2009.08.12

  • The small shapes of two men at the bottom showed the dam's huge size.

    VOA: special.2009.05.17

  • Many visitors say they thought the name of the huge structure was Boulder Dam.

    VOA: special.2009.08.12

  • Visitors leave the great dam with an understanding of how difficult the project was.

    VOA: special.2009.08.12

  • Workers built a town called Boulder City to house employees working on the dam.

    VOA: special.2009.08.12

  • This had to be done so the floor of the dam could be built.

    VOA: special.2009.08.12

  • Workers called "high scalers" were some of the first to begin building the dam.

    VOA: special.2009.08.12

  • They had used almost four million cubic meters of concrete in the dam.

    VOA: special.2009.08.12

  • Visitors to Hoover Dam drive on a small road that passes Lake Mead.

    VOA: special.2009.08.12

  • Many others were injured. The Hoover Dam is two hundred twenty-one meters tall.

    VOA: special.2009.03.04

  • At the time, it was the largest and tallest dam in the world.

    VOA: special.2009.03.04

  • She took pictures of the country's largest bridge, and the world's largest dam.

    VOA: special.2009.05.10

  • A great deal of work was done before operations started on the dam.

    VOA: special.2009.08.12

  • Slowly the great dam began to rise from the floor of the canyon.

    VOA: special.2009.08.12

词组短语

arch dam 拱坝,拱形坝

dam body 坝体;坝身

dam foundation 坝基

gravity dam 重力坝

three gorges dam 三峡大坝

concrete dam 混凝土坝

earth dam 土坝

tailing dam 尾矿坝

aswan dam 阿斯旺水坝(建在埃及东南部城市阿斯旺附近的尼罗河河段上)

gorge dam 峡谷坝

hoover dam 胡佛水坝(美国最高的水坝,位于科罗拉多河下游)

overflow dam 溢流堰

check dam 节制坝;拦沙坝

aswan high dam (埃及)阿斯旺水坝(建在埃及阿斯旺市附近的尼罗河河段上)

the high dam 高坝

dam crest 坝顶

dam up 筑坝拦水;抑制;阻止

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