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re·vet·ment
[ri-vet-muhnt]
NOUN
1.
a facing of masonry or the like, especially for protecting an embankment.
2.
an ornamental facing, as on a common masonry wall, of marble, face brick, tiles, etc.
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Revetment - Wikipedia

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In stream restoration, river engineering or coastal engineering, revetments are sloping structures placed on banks or cliffs in such a way as to absorb the energy  ...

Revetments - Coastal Wiki

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Nov 30, 2007 ... Revetments are always made as sloping structures and are very often constructed as permeable structures using natural stones or concrete ...

Revetment | Definition of Revetment by Merriam-Webster

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Define revetment: a facing (as of stone or concrete) to sustain an embankment.

Revetments - Huesker

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Revetments for waterways typically incorporate Ultimat<sup><sup>®</sup></sup> filter nonwovens as a ... to use geosynthetic concrete mattresses as an alternative to stone revetments.

Seawalls and revetments - Kust Wiki - Vliz

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This article introduces the hard shoreline protection structures seawalls and revetments. The article further explains how and why the application of a seawall or ...

Coastal Management - Geography AS Notes

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Revetments are concrete (or in some cases wooden) structures that are built along the base of a cliff. They're slanted and act as a barrier against waves not too ...

Summary 15: TIMBER REVETMENTS - Scottish Natural Heritage

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Timber revetments can range from substantial, impermeable breastwork to temporary permeable upper beach wave barriers. The former is a final line of dune ...

revetment - definition of revetment in English | Oxford Dictionaries

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(especially in fortification) a retaining wall or facing ... Meaning, pronunciation, example sentences, and more from Oxford Dictionaries.