embank

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To throw up a bank so as to confine or to defend; to protect by a bank of earth or stone
enclose with banks, as for support or protection; "The river was embanked with a dyke
enclose with banks, as for support or protection; "The river was embanked with a dyke"
{f} confine or enclose with an embankment
{f} bund
embankment
a long artificial mound of earth and stone, built to hold back water, for protection or to support a road
embankment
Fill material, usually earth or rock, placed with sloping sides and with a length greater than its height Usually an embankment is wider than a dike
embankment
{i} dike, raised mound of earth, earthwork, rampart (for defense, protection, holding back water, etc.)
embankment
A raised structure constructed of natural soil from excavation or borrow sources
embankment
An embankment is a thick wall of earth that is built to carry a road or railway over an area of low ground, or to prevent water from a river or the sea from flooding the area. They climbed a steep embankment. a railway embankment. the Embankment the Thames Embankment a road along the north bank of the River Thames in London. a wide wall of earth or stones built to stop water from flooding an area, or to support a road or railway
embankment
A barrier comprised of earth and constructed above the natural ground surface to carry a road or to prevent water from passing beyond desirable limits; also known as a bank (5)
embankment
A section of railway line where the surrounding countryside is at a lower level than the line and the ground has been built up to put in the line
embankment
a mound of earth or stone built to hold back water or to support a roadway
embankment
A man-made deposit of soil, rock, or other material used to form an impoundment
embankment
means an artificial deposit of material that is raised above the natural surface of the land and used to contain, divert, or store water, support roads or railways, or for other similar purposes
embankment
raised to prevent water from overflowing a level tract of country, to retain water in a reservoir, or to carry a roadway, etc
embankment
a bank of earth constructed above the natural ground surface to carry a road or to prevent water from passing beyond desirable limits; also known as bank
embankment
The act of surrounding or defending with a bank
embankment
raised banks that increase a river's water capacity
embankment
A mound of soil sometimes used in highway construction or to cover the foundation area of a building
embankment
A bank or mound constructed to carry a roadway at a level higher than the original ground level
embankment
An artificial BANK, mound, DIKE, or the like, built to hold back water or to carry a roadway
embankment
A man-made deposit of soil, rock, or other materials used to form an impoundment
embankment
A structure of earth, gravel, etc
embankment
An artificial deposit of material that is raised above the natural surface of the land and used to contain, divert, or store water, support roads and railways, or for other similar purposes
embankment
a mound of earth or stone built to hold back water or support a roadway
embankment
Fill material, usually earth or rock, placed with sloping sides and usually with length greater than height All dams are types of embankments
embankment
An artificial deposit of material that is raised above the natural surface of the land and used to contain, divert, or store water, support roads or railways, or for other similar purposes
embankment
a long artificial mound of stone or earth; built to hold back water or to support a road or as protection
embankment
An earth structure, usually earth or rock, placed with sloping sides and with a length greater than its height An embankment is generally higher than a dike
embankments
plural of embankment
embank
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