a facing of masonry or the like, especially for protecting an embankment.
an ornamental facing, as on a common masonry wall, of marble, face brick, tiles, etc.
a facing of stones, sandbags, etc, to protect a wall, embankment, or earthworks
another name for
[C18: from French
literally: a reclothing, from
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The lands needed to accommodate the revetment structure after construction will be substantially less than those described above.
The as-built drawing will tie the revetment structure to the pipeline centerline.
The revetment as constructed, curves along the northerly edge of the then mouth of the river.