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The long narrow depression of the human body that separates the trunk from the legs
To build with groins
The surface formed by two such vaults
A structure projecting from a beach to change the pattern of erosion
The projecting solid angle formed by the meeting of two vaults
{n} the part next the thigh, a grumbling
angle at the intersection of two surfaces in a vault
a protective structure of stone or concrete; extends from shore into the water to prevent a beach from washing away
the angle formed by an intersection of vaults, the principle ribs formed at the intersection of the ceiling surfaces of a cross vault
A frame of woodwork across a beach to accumulate and retain shingle
Your groin is the front part of your body between your legs
A low artificial wall-like structure of durable material extending from the land to seaward for a particular purpose, such as to prevent coast erosion (6)
{i} area where the thigh joins the abdomen (Anatomy); area where two vaults intersect (Architecture)
The area in the body where the thigh meets the abdomen
A structure that juts out into a body of water perpendicular to the shoreline and is built to restore an eroding beach by intercepting longshore drift and trapping sand
Wall or embankment, constructed at right angles to the shoreline, that projects out into the water; a shoreline protective device (California Coastal Commission 1987)
the crease at the junction of the inner part of the thigh with the trunk together with the adjacent region and often including the external genitals build with groins; "The ceiling was groined
The projecting solid angle formed by the meeting of two vaults, growing more obtuse as it approaches the summit
The line between the lower part of the abdomen and the thigh, or the region of this line; the inguen
(1) A shore-protection structure (built usually to trap littoral drift or retard erosion of the shore) It is narrow in width (measured parallel to the shore) and its length may vary from tens to hundreds of meters (extending from a point landward of the shoreline out into the water) groins may be classified as permeable (with openings through them) or impermeable (a solid or nearly solid structure) (2) (SMP) A barrier-type structure extending from the backshore or stream bank into a water body for the purpose of the protection of a shoreline and adjacent upland by influencing the movement of water and/or deposition of materials
The contact between the upstream or downstream face of a dam and the abutments The area along the contact (or intersection) of the face of a dam with the abutments Recreation trails have caused erosion along the groin of Soldier Canyon and Dixon Canyon Dams
To grunt to growl; to snarl; to murmur
Each of two areas where the abdomen joins the thighs
build with groins; "The ceiling was groined"
Junction of the thigh and abdomen; location of muscles that rotate, flex and adduct the hip
the crease at the junction of the inner part of the thigh with the trunk together with the adjacent region and often including the external genitals
The area where the thigh meets the abdomen
sharp edge at the meeting of two cells of a cross-vault
To fashion into groins; to build with groins
The snout of a swine
a wall built out from a river bank to check scour
A barrier built on a beach at right angles to the water's edge and entering the sea It reduces local erosion by holding back the currents that tend to carry sediments along the beach, but deprives downshore areas of sand
groin attack
a punch or other attack to the groin area of the body
groin pull
(Tıp, İlaç) A groin pull or groin strain is an injury to the muscles of the inner thigh
groin strain
(Tıp, İlaç) A groin pull or groin strain is an injury to the muscles of the inner thigh
The groin
inguen
The groin
lesk
groins
plural of groin
kicked him in the groin
kicked him in the balls, hit him below the belt, hit him where it hurts, busted his family jewels
groin
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