bundwall

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bundwall (ˈbʌndˌwɔːl)
 
n
a concrete or earth wall surrounding a storage tank containing crude oil or its refined product, designed to hold the contents of the tank in the event of a rupture or leak
 
[C20: from bund + wall]

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