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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Revetment

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  ...

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Revetment definition, a facing of masonry or the like, especially for protecting an embankment. See more.

www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/revetment

Define revetment: a facing (as of stone or concrete) to sustain an embankment. ... Definition of revetment ... When you push a meeting, where does it go?

www.coastalwiki.org/wiki/Seawalls_and_revetments

Mar 16, 2009 ... Seawalls or revetments are shore parallel structures at the transition between the ... rough (a seawall is mostly smooth) and that the height of a revetment does not ... are given in the definition pages of seawall and revetment.

www.coastalwiki.org/wiki/Revetment

Dec 14, 2007 ... This definition is very similar to the definition of a seawall, however a revetment does not protect against flooding. Furthermore, a revetment is ...

www.loranet.org/faqrevet.htm

Stone revetments do this by dissipating wave energy over their many irregular surfaces. ... This means some of the wave energy is pushed down and scours the  ...

en.oxforddictionaries.com/definition/revetment

Definition of revetment - (especially in fortification) a retaining wall or facing of masonry or other material, supporting or protecting a rampart, wall, e.

www.collinsdictionary.com/us/dictionary/english/revetment

Revetment definition: a facing of stones, sandbags , etc, to protect a wall, embankment , or earthworks | Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples.

www.thefreedictionary.com/revetment

A facing, as of masonry, used to support an embankment. 2. A barricade against explosives. American HeritageĀ® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth ...

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