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rip-rap

n
(Civil Engineering) civil engineering broken stones loosely deposited in water or on a soft bottom to provide a foundation and protect a riverbed or river banks from scour: used for revetments, embankments, breakwaters, etc
[C19: reduplication of rap1]
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'Sana huwag bumigay ung rip-rap (I hope the rip-rap won't collapsed),' she said.
In addition to conventional cement-based products, initial users have also demonstrated Juno's capacity to bind crushed leftover or returned concrete as substitute to virgin rock rip-rap.--Surface Tech LLC, San Diego, Calif, 619/880-0265; www.
The Corps will place large boulders as 'rip-rap' along the river and will close areas during mobilization of equipment before and after the repairs.
The budget will cover the construction of revetment walls and rip-rap structures along waterways in the city.
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* Seawall with improvements such as a rip-rap planter: The rocks outline earth and native grasses, and also protect the toe of the wall so it will not eventually fall over.
He covers building New York Harbor's islands of waste, rip-rap, U Thant's East River island, mound, the common wilderness of Indian River's linear archipelago, nettle, Peanut Island's mutinous landscapes camp, development Biscayne Bay's lagoon, spit, surrounding Biscayne Bay's spoil islands, sand, Key West's western margin, and barge.