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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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South Wales Police is now investigating the incident which took place on Seawall Road, Tremorfa, at around 11pm on Saturday.
South Wales Policeis now investigating the incident which took place on Seawall Road,Tremorfa, at around 11pm on Saturday, August 24.
DULAG, Leyte - The Leyte Second District Engineering Office (LSDEO) is building a seawall that will protect a coastal village in this town.
medyo na-delay kay dili sayun diretsuon tangtang nga seawall (It was delayed a little because it was not easy to remove the seawall),' she said.
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A CONCRETE seawall that protects a fishing village from disaster is to be repaired after it was discovered that it may last only another decade.
Seawall Development will steer a planned redevelopment of Lexington Market that's expected to cost up to $40 million and break ground late next year.
Work to rebuild a long stretch of crumbling seawall along the Esplanade will start in the third quarter, Penang Island City Council (MBPP) Mayor Yew Tung Seang said.
Singapore-based Oserv has launched 'Seawall Maritime Cyber Security', the first integrated risk management solution for the global shipping community.
(AWRSC) conducted unauthorized land reclamation and seawall construction within the Masinloc Oyon Bay Marine Reserve, verification survey and site assessment conducted by the DENR showed.