revetement

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n revetement a facing (usually masonry) that supports an embankment
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Usage

In literature:

The levee is the crowning work of bank revetment, although not necessarily in immediate connection.
"Life On The Mississippi, Complete" by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
The levee is the crowning work of bank revetment, although not necessarily in immediate connection.
"Life On The Mississippi, Part 9." by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
The levee is the crowning work of bank revetment, although not necessarily in immediate connection.
"Life On The Mississippi, Part 12." by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
There is nothing more important than the supports used to keep revetting in place.
"Military Instructors Manual" by James P. Cole and Oliver Schoonmaker
These fire bays, which were all numbered, had firing platforms made of wood or well-revetted sandbags.
"The Story of the "9th King's" in France" by Enos Herbert Glynne Roberts
During the next six days we were worked harder than we had been worked before, digging, carrying, and trench revetting.
"The Fifth Leicestershire" by J.D. Hills
A tunneled, revetted, embrasured and battlemented citadel filled with rusty armor and broken lances.
"The Short Life" by Francis Donovan
Welch brought back a revetting stake from the new German trench.
"Q.6.a and Other places" by Francis Buckley
They are much used for revetments in field-works generally.
"The Sailor's Word-Book" by William Henry Smyth
Revetments.= By a revetment we mean a facing placed against the front or back wall of a trench to keep the earth in place.
"Manual of Military Training" by James A. Moss
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In news:

Maui Planning Commission members reviewed plans this week for construction of a sloping rock revetment to protect the Hololani Resort Condominiums from erosion in Kahana.
The East Hampton Zoning Board of Appeals is considering an application to tear down and rebuild a house on Mulford Lane in Amagansett, along with the construction of a rock revetment to prevent further erosion.
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In science:

Grothendieck, Revˆetement ´etales et groupe fondamental.
Geometric structures on fields
R´esum´e (Sur les revˆetements des vari´et´es ab´eliennes simples ). — `A tout revˆetement fini f : Y → X de degr´e d entre vari´et´es pro jectives lisses complexes, on associe un fibr´e vectoriel Ef de rang d − 1 sur X dont l’espace total contient Y .
On coverings of simple abelian varieties
Grothendieck et al.: Revˆetements ´etales et groupe fondamental.
Singularities appearing on generic fibers of morphisms between smooth schemes
Kr¨amer H, Niem¨oller M, Amouyal M, Revet B, von Wilcken-Bergmann B, et al. (1987) Lac repressor forms loops with linear DNA carrying two suitably spaced lac operators.
Concentration and Length Dependence of DNA Looping in Transcriptional Regulation
Revˆetements de la droite affine en caract´eristique p > 0 et conjecture d’abhyankar.
Tchebotarev theorems for function fields
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