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revetment

re·vet·ment

revetment

 
 
pronunciation:
rih vet mnt
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a facing of stone, masonry, or the like to support or protect a wall, embankment, or mound of earth.
A revetment was built along the river bank to prevent erosion of the beach.
definition 2: a barricade for protection against explosives.
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