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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A facing (usually masonry) that supports an embankment; A barrier against explosives.

Usage examples (36)
  • Commonly known as a revetment, the mini seawall would be made of concrete and rocks covered with vegetation.
  • The last sentry in the forest was in the same kind of revetment as the pair had been.
  • Illegals vaulted over the revetment and began to run.
  • The fire lit up three men crawling toward the revetment. for more
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