Definition of Dike
a long wall built to prevent flooding from the sea
Examples of Dike in a sentence
The sea-port’s only hope is to build a long dike along the city to keep the flood water from taking over.
Though there was no real dike being built, some workers brought sandbags to hold back the water.
Because there was a study dike in place, no water was able to rise over the embankment.
The dike is being used to regulate water levels and hold back water from already flooded areas.
If the dike were to break, there would be widespread flooding and devastation in the city.
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