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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


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

Groyne | Define Groyne at Dictionary.com


Coruña stands on a peninsula, having on one side the sea, and on the other the celebrated bay, generally called the groyne. The Bible in Spain George Borrow.

groyne Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary


groyne meaning, definition, what is groyne: a low wall built out from the coast into the sea, to prevent the repeated movement of the…. Learn more.

groyne - definition of groyne in English | Oxford Dictionaries


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

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


Groynes and breakwaters interrupt the alongshore movement of sand.

The Groynes : Christchurch City Council


The Groynes' waterways and tracks are a great place to take the family. There are lots of walking, fishing, picnic areas and a large dog exercise park.

Groynes - for what purpose? - Coastal Engineering Solutions


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


by alteration. First Known Use: 1582. Rhymes with groyne. coin, foin, groin, join, loin, quoin. Seen and Heard. What made you want to look up groyne? Please ...

Coastal Protection: Groynes - SlideShare


Sep 2, 2009 ... Coastal Protection: Groynes. 1. Coastal Measures<br />Groynes<br />; 2. What are groynes?<br />They are a form of coastal protection.

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Groynes - Coastal Wiki


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

Groynes - BBC


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 ...

Groynes - definition of Groynes by The Free Dictionary


(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 ...