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berm

 (bûrm)
n.
1.
a. A narrow ledge or shelf, as along the top or bottom of a slope.
b. Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana, & West Virginia The shoulder of a road.
c. A raised bank or path, especially the bank of a canal opposite the towpath.
2. A nearly horizontal or landward-sloping portion of a beach, formed by the deposition of sediment by storm waves.
3. A mound or bank of earth, used especially as a barrier or to provide insulation.
4. The flat space between the edge of a ditch and the base of a fortification.
tr.v. bermed, berm·ing, berms
To provide with a berm or berms.

[French berme, from Dutch berm, from Middle Dutch bærm, berme.]
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berm

(bɜːm) or

berme

n
1. a narrow path or ledge at the edge of a slope, road, or canal
2. NZ the grass verge of a suburban street, usually kept mown
3. (Fortifications) fortifications a narrow path or ledge between a moat and a rampart
4. (Military) military a man-made ridge of sand, designed as an obstacle to tanks, which, in crossing it, have to expose their vulnerable underparts
[C18: from French berme, from Dutch berm, probably from Old Norse barmr brim]
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berm

(bɜrm)

n.
1. a level strip of ground at the summit or sides, or along the base, of a slope.
2. a nearly flat back portion of a beach formed of material deposited by the waves.
3. the shoulder of a road.
4. a mound of snow or dirt.
[1720–30; < French berme < Dutch berm]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.berm - a narrow ledge or shelf typically at the top or bottom of a slope
ledge, shelf - a projecting ridge on a mountain or submerged under water
2.berm - a narrow edge of land (usually unpaved) along the side of a roadberm - a narrow edge of land (usually unpaved) along the side of a road; "the car pulled off onto the shoulder"
edge - the outside limit of an object or area or surface; a place farthest away from the center of something; "the edge of the leaf is wavy"; "she sat on the edge of the bed"; "the water's edge"
hard shoulder - a paved strip beside a motorway (for stopping in emergencies)
road, route - an open way (generally public) for travel or transportation
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Translations

berm

[bɜːm] N (US) → arcén m
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berm

[ˈbɜːrm] n (US) (MILITARY) (= sand wall) → berme f
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(2003), intensos esforcos tem sido despendidos no estudo da resistencia ou imunidade ao CTV, que se caracteriza pela incapacidade de multiplicacao do virus na planta, e ja foram identificados tres genes independentes, conferindo essa imunidade: Ctv1 (CRISTOFANI et al., 1999) presente em Poncirus trifoliata (L.) Raf.; Ctv2 (FANG; ROOSE, 1999) encontrado em Citrus maxima (Burm.) Merr.
Breynia vitis-idaea (Burm.f.) Fischer (Euphorbiaceae) is an evergreen, glabrous tree or large shrub found in the Gangetic Plain, Western Peninsula, China, Malay Peninsula and Sri Lanka.
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Hence, the present study was intended to study the antioxidant, larvicidal, and cytotoxic potential of Asplenium aethiopicum (Burm. f.) Becherer.
Lima, "Sur le Telenomu s fariai nouveau parasite endophage des oeufs de Triatoma megista Burm," Comptes Rendus des Seances et Memoires de la Societe de Biologie, vol.