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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Tenders are invited for Jjpr-03/ 2017-18 Protection To Scoured Bank On Flood Protective Embankment On Baitarani Right Near Baliapal For 2018-19
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.
They decided, therefore, to build a protective embankment, along which ran a street that bordered their not-too-friendly neighbors.
Since 2016, the Government of Canada has taken measures to ensure that the Kathryn Spirit does not pose an environmental risk, by initially adding cables and barges to help stabilize the vessel, prior to building a protective embankment that isolated it from the marine environment.
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 Installation of metal beam crash barrier, Traffic signs and other ancillary items on newly constructed bituminous road over coochbehar town protective embankment from harinchowra to khagrabari in p.
HYDERABAD -- Hyderabad police shot and injured 3 suspects in a police encounter near the protective embankment of river Indus in Latifabad Unit 4 area.
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 maintenance and repair to alipurduar town protective embankment along the left bank of river kaljani and dima in ps and dist alipurduar during the year 2017 18
They demanded construction of protective embankment on the left bank of river Chenab.