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Synonyms for breakwater

Synonyms for breakwater

a protective structure of stone or concrete

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It was a sunny evening and the breakwater was covered by the incoming eight-metre tide and close to high water.
The spokeswoman said there was a high tide at the time of the incident and the breakwater might have been submerged.
The pair submitted a retrospective application for planning permission for the "tidal breakwater built with gabion baskets and bollards constructed on a slipway".
In early 2012, MEO acquired the 601 km2 Floyd 3D seismic survey over the Marina discovery, the Breakwater prospect and two additional leads.
The breakwater system is designed to swiftly rise from the sea bottom in the event of tsunami, and contribute to prevention or mitigation of tsunami impact to harbors and coastal areas.
Little attention has been given to the application of these numerical methods proposed to determination of the consolidation status of large-scale seabed foundation under hydrostatic pressure and large-scale breakwater.
The breakwater, made of steel and hollow inside, is laid and locked at the sea bottom and is designed to rise with its own floating power and waves once it is unlocked by a remote controller.
The three local men had got onto the breakwater in a small inflatable dinghy and were seen fishing by a passer-by, who raised the alarm with the coastguard.
ADPnews) - Jun 15, 2011 - Belgian zinc refiner Nyrstar NV (EBR:NYR) said today it has agreed to make an all-cash friendly takeover bid for all the shares of Canadian mining company Breakwater Resources (TSX:BWR).
According to Hotel Chatter, Breakwater currently claims May 23 will be its big debut, which would put it ahead of Dream, which is slated to open June 1, by one week.
STRIVE TO IMAGINE," A LITTLE OLD LADY tells one of the characters in The Breakwater House.
A LIFEBOAT rescue has sparked a fresh warning about the potential dangers facing anglers fishing on a sea defence breakwater.
Arab News <p>BRISBANE: Leading international design studio Urban Art Projects (UAP) had completed the 60-meter-high Breakwater Beacon, the centerpiece of King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), according to a press release.
The 2,200-square-metre reef had grown for 25 years on the breakwater of Dubai dry dock, but was moved last year after the property developer Nakheel announced plans to build a new logistics facility in the area to ship construction materials to The World islands.