revetment

  1. a barrier against explosives
  2. a facing (usually masonry) that supports an embankment

Revetment

Retaining wall; i.e. a wall supporting a bank of earth or mass of water

Revetment

Retaining wall to prevent erosion; to face a surface with stone slabs.
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Revetment

(1) A facing of stone, concrete, etc., to protect an EMBANKMENT, or shore structure, against EROSION by wave action or currents. (2) A retaining wall. (3) (SMP) Facing of stone, concrete, etc., built to protect a SCARP, EMBANKMENT or shore structure against erosion by waves of CURRENTS.
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revetment

[n] - a barrier against explosives 2. [n] - a facing (usually masonry) that supports an embankment
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Revetment

retaining wall
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Revetment

A facing of stone or timber in a rampart to stop it collapsing or eroding.
Found on http://www.digital-documents.co.uk/archi/gloschur.htm

Revetment

A wall or other construction built to support and define a slope, such as the edge of a moat.
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Revetment

Re·vet'ment noun [ French revêtement the lining of a ditch, from revêtir to clothe, Latin revestire . See Revest , transitive verb ] (Fort. & Engin.) A facing of wood, stone, or any other material, to sustain an embankment when it receives ...
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revetment

revetement noun a facing (usually masonry) that supports an embankment
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Revetment

• (v. t.) A facing of wood, stone, or any other material, to sustain an embankment when it receives a slope steeper than the natural slope; also, a retaining wall.
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revetment

an outwork or embankment faced with a layer of masonry for additional strength
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Revetment

In stream restoration, river engineering or coastal management, revetments are sloping structures placed on banks or cliffs in such a way as to absorb the energy of incoming water. In military engineering they are structures, again sloped, formed to secure an area from artillery, bombing, or stored explosives. River or coastal revetments are usual...
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Revetment

Retaining wall to prevent erosion; to face a surface with stone slabs.
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Revetment

retaining wall
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revetment

retaining wall
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