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Synonyms for berm

a narrow ledge or shelf typically at the top or bottom of a slope

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a narrow edge of land (usually unpaved) along the side of a road

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Now, it's not just the authorities which comply, but more than 20 houses in the area have demolished their concrete berms and switched to " aesthetically- pleasant" environment- friendly tiles.
Popularity of berm houses grew during the oil crisis of the 1970s and early 1980s when high prices and a shortage of supplies led people to consider other more self-sufficient ways of living.
Within two years of the berm construction, we're looking at incorporating a trail network into the berm and we're also going to have a lookout area.
We considered the relationship between our two measures of nest vulnerability: berm height and architectural accessibility.
Their fear increases during funeral gatherings," said Kiki, noting that the berms are being constructed as people feel insufficient security protection in areas belonging to Ninaewa province.
Second, some berms are really loose soil, often not topsoil.
A neat berm of sandbags sat in the center of the gallery with fake-wood barricades banked against it.
Like a maestro conducting an orchestra, Staff Sgt Lerma spent most of the day striding on an earth berm 900 yards from the target egging on his young bloods from 1 Platoon of Fox Company.
An extended set of BERM profile data is used to calculate beach volumes based on profiles of the active beach in each of these locations.
To make the "temporary" waterhole, I built an earth berm across Little Hollow with a depth of about three feet at the deepest, downstream end.
SpillGuard Bridge allows hoses, pipes or cables to enter or exit the perimeter of SpillGuat'd containment berms without flattening berm side walls.
Charlie jumped out of the way onto a snow berm, a long, high mound of snow piled alongside the road by passing snowplows.
Two more cutter suction dredges are currently being mobilized to the area to aid in the berm construction along with four split-hull hopper barges, towing tugs and a loading barge.
UNOPS invites qualified firms to submit Technical and Financial Proposals to provide services associated with the UNOPS requirement for the Provision of Mine Risk Education in East of the Berm Western Sahara, and in Tindouf_Rabbouni, Algeria.
8,430,600) from the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) for the core technology behind its state-of-the-art encapsulated berm and construction method.