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sea·wall

also sea wall  (sē′wôl′)
n.
An embankment to prevent erosion of a shoreline.

seawall

(ˈsiːˌwɔːl)
n
a wall or embankment built to prevent encroachment or erosion by the sea or to serve as a breakwater
ˈseaˌwalled adj
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.seawall - a protective structure of stone or concreteseawall - a protective structure of stone or concrete; extends from shore into the water to prevent a beach from washing away
barrier - a structure or object that impedes free movement
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5 B Maasin City coastal by pass road cum seawall construction shall be funded from the proceeds of the new tax reform.
About 50 years ago, we came up here with the kids and enjoyed drives along the beautiful ocean and bays," said Reiko Iijima, a tourist from central Japan, who was eating at an oyster restaurant across from the seawall.
By WINNIE ATIENOThe National Land Commission has made an about-turn regarding construction of a seawall in the Indian Ocean to protect the iconic Fort Jesus.
She dreams of building a seawall, something she believes will protect her community from increasingly high tides and sudden storm surges.
Six inch diameter conduits at over 330' in total length ran from the Main Stage to front of house, and then to the grandstands and the LED wall by the seawall.
Its range of high quality products allows the use of the best selection of marine lumber, hardware, seawall vinyl panels & dock accessories.
The coastal resiliency project, a seven-mile long seawall stretching from Fort Wadsworth to Oakwood Beach, will protect communities from severe coastal flooding, while creating new wetland habitats and recreational amenities, including a promenade, biking and walking pathways and easy access to public beaches.
Seawall construction, pit dewatering and all other activities associated with restarting production are anticipated to take approximately 24 months to complete.
5 miles in length and includes the Laurence Harbor seawall and the western jetty at the Cheesequake Creek.
The PS5m Littlehaven Promenade and Seawall project in South Shields was named Best Urban Regeneration Project at the national Brownfield Briefing Awards which recognise technical and conceptual excellence.
It was sometimes difficult there to conjecture the mechanism of seawall destruction since even remnant seawalls were washed away although some seawalls remained intact as shown in Fig.
The perfect cast will splash the mullet right where the seawall enters the water.