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Embankment Crossword Clue and Answers List

DAM Embankment
LEVEE Embankment
RAMPART Defensive embankment
SEAWALL Shore embankment
BUND An embankment against inundation.
DIKE An embankment to prevent inundations; a levee.
EARTHWORK An embankment or construction made of earth.
CREST The top line of a slope or embankment.
STANK Water retained by an embankment; a pool water.
DELPH The drain on the land side of a sea embankment.
SEA WALL A wall, or embankment, to resist encroachments of the sea.
LEAD The distance of haul, as from a cutting to an embankment.
REVET To face, as an embankment, with masonry, wood, or other material.
SHEETING A lining of planks or boards (rarely of metal) for protecting an embankment.
FOOTING The thickened or sloping portion of a wall, or of an embankment at its foot.
PITCH To set, face, or pave with rubble or undressed stones, as an embankment or a roadway.
FILL To make an embankment in, or raise the level of (a low place), with earth or gravel.
TOPSOILING The act or art of taking off the top soil of land before an excavation or embankment is begun.
WASH To waste or abrade by the force of water in motion; as, heavy rains wash a road or an embankment.
IMBANKMENT The act of surrounding with a bank; a bank or mound raised for defense, a roadway, etc.; an embankment. See Embankment.
CREVASSE A breach in the levee or embankment of a river, caused by the pressure of the water, as on the lower Mississippi.
FORELAND That portion of the natural shore on the outside of the embankment which receives the stock of waves and deadens their force.
CLINOMETER An instrument for determining the dip of beds or strata, pr the slope of an embankment or cutting; a kind of plumb level.
REVETMENT A facing of wood, stone, or any other material, to sustain an embankment when it receives a slope steeper than the natural slope; also, a retaining wall.
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