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 ...
Dec 14, 2007
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a facing (as of stone or concrete) to sustain an embankment. 2. : embankment; especially : a barricade to provide shelter (as against bomb fragments or strafing) .
A facing, as of masonry, used to support an embankment. 2. A barricade against explosives. American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth ...
This article introduces the hard shoreline protection structures seawalls and
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