In stream restoration, river engineering or coastal engineering,
Dec 14, 2007
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 ...
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A facing, as of masonry, used to support an embankment. 2. A barricade against explosives. American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth ...
In the case of stone
(Especially in fortification) a retaining wall or facing of masonry or.... Meaning, pronunciation and example sentences, English to English reference content.