Revetment

Re*vet"ment

(?), n. [F. revtement the lining of a ditch, fr. revtir to clothe, L. revestire. See Revest, v. t.] (Fort. & Engin.) 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.
[Written also revtement ().]

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