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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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Asked by Missoula County Commissioner Dave Strohmaier for a timeline for disposal of the berms, Sparks replied, "We hope to have something in place in the near term.
In 2011, according to Stapleton's letter to the state Health Department, CWM hired another company that found extremely high levels of gama radiation right on the surface of the northern berm around the pond, and ended up removing 66 tons of dirt from the northern berm, 4 1/2 tons from the eastern berm and 54 tons from the pond floor.
However, no erosion was observed probably because there was no berm to be eroded or the swash-zone slope was already sufficiently mild.
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.
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.
This might reduce the need to build protective berms," said Kohut.
To shore up the berm in low spots, a local construction company was called.
A young girl was found behind the berm suffering from a gunshot wound.
While 2d Platoon leveled the huge berm, 3d Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, provided security.
Dear Tree Doctor: We had some evergreen trees planted on a berm behind our home in early June.
The Speedi-Berm secondary containment system uses spring-loaded aluminum buttresses to enable quick deployment and firm support of foldable, yet I upright and sturdy berm walls.
A neat berm of sandbags sat in the center of the gallery with fake-wood barricades banked against it.
As a rule, the emergency spillway and top of the berm will be lined with sod rather than a seed mixture to ensure that no rills occur on the site.
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.