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 ...
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Groins are man-made structures designed to trap sand as it is moved down the
beach by the longshore drift. As the longshore drift current approaches the groin,
Sep 23, 2015 ... Seawalls, groins, jetties and other shoreline stabilization structures have had
tremendous impacts on our nation's beaches. Shoreline ...
Feb 26, 2009 ... 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 ...
Feb 12, 2009 ... The negative impact of groins on downdrift shorelines is well understood.
Nov 27, 2009 ... However, technically speaking, groins and jetties are not the same thing. Groins
are the smaller shore-perpendicular structures, built to trap ...
Define groin: the area of the body where your legs come together.
Groin definition, Anatomy. the fold or hollow on either side of the front of the body
where the thigh joins the abdomen. See more.
(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