breakwater

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  • Parts of the breakwater can still be seen despite the passage of time.
  • And after supper he told him the news as they walked out along the breakwater. Cited from From the Housetops, by George Barr McCutcheon
  • The port is protected by a breakwater three and one-half miles long. Cited from To the Columbian Exposition, by J. S. Wisthaler
  • I am only going on the breakwater for a few minutes. Cited from Seaboard Parish, Complete,by George MacDonald
  • You will find a gang of men at work on a government breakwater. Cited from In Search of the Unknown, by Robert W. Chambers
  • She was headed for what looked like a little breakwater on our port bow. Cited from Famous Adventures And Prison Escapes of the Civil War, by Various
  • It is entered through an approach channel which is deep and wide between the ends of two breakwaters.
  • They thus have great potential for many applications, such as making breakwaters.
  • However the final decision led to the two latter on the heads of the new arms of the breakwater.
  • And then a few steps further again, he saw a man sitting at the very end of the breakwater. Cited from The Works of Guy de Maupassant, Volume VIII., by Guy de Maupassant
  • The industrial area surrounding the breakwater is private and the area closed.
  • However, it is possible to walk out along the breakwater to view the structure and grounds.
  • You know we have to get back to Breakwater to-night. Cited from The Motor Girls on A Tour, by Margaret Penrose
  • As for breakwaters, you've got them all round you, only they're hidden. Cited from The Riddle of the Sands, by Erskine Childers
  • Since the early years of Breakwater, the business has grown under Rose's management.
  • This may then lead to further engineering protection being needed down drift of the breakwater development.
  • She had told him the truth about her visit to the breakwater, but how much of the rest of her story was true? Cited from The Shrieking Pit, by Arthur J. Rees
  • But given time and they would have built in the face of nature a two million pounds breakwater and everything complete. Cited from With Botha in the Field, by Eric Moore Ritchie
  • Some of them have been formed into a rudimentary breakwater at the high water line.
  • I spent many years upon the devising and construction of that great breakwater. Cited from Ensign Knightley and Other Stories, by A. E. W. Mason
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Meaning of breakwater

  • noun A protective structure of stone or concrete; extends from shore into the water to prevent a beach from washing away