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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Construction
revetmentre‧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
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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.
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