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revetment in Construction topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishrevetmentre‧vet‧ment /rɪˈvetmənt/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 technicalTIMTBC a surface of stone or other building material added for strength to a wall that holds back loose earth, water etc
Examples from the Corpus
revetmentBeside a dangling traffic light outside, an earth revetment was sprouting bushes.Half way through the afternoon I went to see how the lakeside revetment was going.