In stream restoration, river engineering or coastal engineering,
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1 : a facing (as of stone or concrete) to sustain an embankment. 2 : embankment; especially : a barricade to provide shelter (as against bomb fragments or ...
A facing, as of masonry, used to support an embankment. 2. A barricade against explosives. American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth ...
(especially in fortification) a retaining wall or facing ... Meaning, pronunciation, example sentences, and more from Oxford Dictionaries.
In the case of stone
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