In human anatomy, the groin is the junctional area between the abdomen and the
thigh on either side of the pubic bone. This is also known as the medial ...
Groin, in coastal engineering, a long, narrow structure built out into the water from
a beach in order to prevent beach erosion or to trap and accumulate sand that ...
Jan 14, 2013 ... One of the two 400-foot groins which form the boundaries of Poncartrain Beach in
New Orleans and protect it from wave wash, can be seen in ...
(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 ...
A groin is built perpendicular to the coast and works similar to the way a jetty
works. But groins are usually smaller than jetties and built on straight stretches of
Nov 27, 2009 ... However, technically speaking, groins and jetties are not the same thing. Groins
are the smaller shore-perpendicular structures, built to trap ...
Terminal Groins at Coastal Inlets. Prepared by the ASBPA Science & Technology
Committee. “Groins are shore-perpendicular structures emplaced for the ...
Feb 12, 2009 ... The negative impact of groins on downdrift shorelines is well understood.
The area adjoining this fold or depression. He pulled a muscle in his groin. (
architecture) The projecting solid angle formed by the meeting of two vaults ...
Construction and performance of six template groins at Hunting Island, South
Carolina. By. Steven B. Traynum. Coastal Science & Engineering. P.O. Box 8056