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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

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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

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"strong, low sea wall," 1580s, perhaps from obsolete groin "pig's snout" (c.1300; the wall so called because it was thought to look like one), from Old French groin  ...

Groynes - definition of Groynes by The Free Dictionary

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(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 ...

Groynes - for what purpose? - Coastal Engineering Solutions

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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?

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

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Groynes and breakwaters interrupt the alongshore movement of sand.

groyne - definition of groyne in English | Oxford Dictionaries

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

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Apr 30, 2011 ... video icon. groynes. 3:08. cheergalsal. 3,638 views. video icon · Coastal Systems - Shoreline Retreat, Longshore Drift and Groynes. 8:50.

Coastal Protection: Groynes - SlideShare

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Sep 2, 2009 ... Coastal Measures<br />Groynes<br /> What are groynes?<br />They are a form of coastal protection. Positive Impacts…<br />It traps sediments ...

groyne Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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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.

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Groynes - Coastal Wiki

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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

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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 ...

The Groynes : Christchurch City Council

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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.