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riprap

rip·rap

riprap

 
pronunciation:
rIp raep
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
features:
Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition: broken stones loosely assembled to form a foundation, as under water or on soft ground, or the foundation constructed of these stones.
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: riprapped, riprapping, ripraps
definition 1: to build a riprap in or on.
definition 2: to strengthen with a riprap.