protective embankment

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Noun1.protective embankment - a steep artificial slope in front of a fortification
fortification, munition - defensive structure consisting of walls or mounds built around a stronghold to strengthen it
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Two flank the flock, two head for the middle, driving the ewes and lambs through 8ft-deep channels and over a protective embankment.
It concluded that the leak happened as a result of a spillage three days earlier which had not been cleaned up and had seeped through cracks in the protective embankment.
After the tsunami that swept main part of Hiro village in 1854, Gihei Hamaguchi sponsored village people for construction of a protective embankment 5m high and 20m wide at the base.
HAFIZABAD -- President Kisan Board Aman Ullah Chattha called upon the government to ensure construction of protective embankment on the left bank of River Chenab to save the villagers from the onslaught of likely flood in River Chenab.
Tenders are invited for Construction of Bituminous Road and ancillary works over Cooch Behar Town Protective embankment from Khagrabari
HAFIZABAD -- Amanullah Chatha Divisional President Kisan Board has expressed his concern over the inordinate delay in the construction and extension of protective embankment near the Qadirabad Barrage.
Tenders are invited for construction of bituminous road and ancillary works over coochbehar town protective embankment from khagrabari main road to harin chowra from 0.
They demanded construction of protective embankment on the left bank of river Chenab.
The assignment means that the consultant shall propose the design, construction and placement of protective embankment of the Isthmus (Hollviken-SkanE[micro]r-Falsterbo).
The protective embankment can be broken in the wake of flood water and arrangements are in place to shift the citizens to safer places.
LAHORE -- Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif, while taking notice of the breach in the protective embankment Chandar Bhan over River Chenab near Seetpur, Muzaffargarh, Tuesday directed Provincial Minister for Irrigation Mian Yawar Zaman to immediately reach the site.
In a separate raid, the BSection police arrested 2 suspects Saleem Qazi and Ramzan Chang in injured condition after an encounter near the protective embankment in Latifabad Unit 10 area.