revetment

Definitions of revetment
  1. noun
    a facing (usually masonry) that supports an embankment
    synonyms: revetement, stone facing
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    type of:
    cladding, facing
    a protective covering that protects the outside of a building
  2. noun
    a barrier against explosives
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    type of:
    barrier
    a structure or object that impedes free movement
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