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embankment definition

  • noun:
    • The act of embanking.
    • A mound of planet or stone built to attend liquid or to support a roadway.
    • an extended artificial mound of planet and stone, created to keep back water, for protection or even to help a road
    • The work of surrounding or defending with a bank.
    • A structure of earth, gravel, etc., lifted to stop liquid from overflowing an even area of nation, to hold water in a reservoir, or to carry a roadway, etc.
    • The work of surrounding or protecting with a bank.
    • A mound, bank, dike, or earthwork raised for function, on protect land from the inroads associated with the sea or from the overflow of a river, to transport a canal, road, or railroad over a valley, etc.; a levee: as, the Thames embankment in London, England.
    • an extended artificial mound of stone or earth; developed to hold back liquid or even to help a road or as defense
    • The act of embanking.
    • A mound of planet or stone-built to hold back liquid or to help a roadway.
    • an extended synthetic mound of planet and stone, built to hold-back water, for defense or to help a road
    • The work of surrounding or protecting with a bank.
    • A structure of planet, gravel, etc., increased to prevent liquid from overflowing a level region of country, to retain water in a reservoir, or to carry a roadway, etc.
    • The act of surrounding or defending with a bank.
    • A mound, bank, dike, or earthwork raised for almost any purpose, as to protect land through the inroads for the water or through the overflow of a river, to carry a canal, road, or railway over a valley, etc.; a levee: as, the Thames embankment in London, England.
    • a long artificial mound of stone or planet; created to hold-back water or even support a road or as security
    • The act of embanking.
    • A mound of planet or stone built to hold back liquid or to support a roadway.
    • a long synthetic mound of planet and rock, developed to hold-back water, for security or even to help a road
    • The work of surrounding or protecting with a bank.
    • A structure of planet, gravel, etc., lifted to prevent liquid from overflowing a level tract of country, to hold liquid in a reservoir, or to carry a roadway, etc.
    • The act of surrounding or protecting with a bank.
    • A mound, lender, dike, or earthwork raised for function, as to protect land from inroads of the sea or from overflow of a river, to transport a canal, roadway, or railway over a valley, etc.; a levee: since, the Thames embankment in London, The united kingdomt.
    • a long synthetic mound of stone or planet; built to keep back water or even to help a road or as protection
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