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Groyne - Wikipedia

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A groyne is a rigid hydraulic structure built from an ocean shore (in coastal engineering) or from a bank (in rivers) that interrupts water flow and limits the ...

Groynes - A guide to managing coastal erosion in beach/dune systems

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Groynes are cross-shore structures designed to reduce longshore transport on open beaches or to deflect nearshore currents within an estuary. On an open ...

Groynes - BBC

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One way to protect beaches from being swept away is to build barriers, called groynes. These trap sand which the waves have moved along the beach and ...

groyne - definition of groyne in English | Oxford Dictionaries

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a low wall or sturdy timber barrier built out into the se... Meaning, pronunciation, example sentences, and more from Oxford Dictionaries.

Coastal Protection: Groynes - SlideShare

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Sep 2, 2009 ... Coastal Measures<br />Groynes<br /> What are groynes?<br />They are a form of coastal protection. Positive Impacts…<br />It traps sediments ...

Groynes - definition of Groynes by The Free Dictionary

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(Civil Engineering) a wall or jetty built out from a riverbank or seashore to control erosion. Also called: spur or breakwater. [C16: origin uncertain: perhaps altered ...

Groyne - definition of groyne by The Free Dictionary

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(Civil Engineering) a wall or jetty built out from a riverbank or seashore to control erosion. Also called: spur or breakwater. [C16: origin uncertain: perhaps altered ...

Groynes - for what purpose? - Coastal Engineering Solutions

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Apr 7, 2014 ... Groynes are sometimes used as part of an erosion mitigation strategy on sandy beaches. But how do they work… and are they effective?

Groyne | Definition of Groyne by Merriam-Webster

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by alteration. First Known Use: 1582. Seen and Heard. What made you want to look up groyne? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, ...

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Nov 16, 2014 ... A groyne (groin in the United States) is a rigid hydraulic structure built from an ocean shore (in coastal engineering) or from a bank (in rivers) ...
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Groynes - Coastal Wiki

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Oct 24, 2012 ... This article is recommended by the editorial team. This article describes the features, possible effects and different types of groynes, which ...

Groyne | Define Groyne at Dictionary.com

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"strong, low sea wall," 1580s, perhaps from obsolete groin "pig's snout" (c.1300; the wall so called because it was thought to look like one), from Old French groin  ...

Groynes and breakwaters - Department of Environment, Water and ...

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Groynes and breakwaters interrupt the alongshore movement of sand.