Definition of Embankments

1. Noun. (plural of embankment) ¹



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Definition of Embankments

1. embankment [n] - See also: embankment

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Embankments

embalmed
embalmer
embalmers
embalming
embalming room
embalmings
embalmment
embalmments
embalms
embank
embanked
embanker
embankers
embanking
embankment
embankments (current term)
embanks
embar
embarcadere
embarcaderes
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embarcaderos
embarcation
embarge
embarged
embarges
embarging

Literary usage of Embankments

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1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"By placing these embankments somewhat back from the margin of the ... Low embankments may be sufficient where only exceptional summer floods have to be ..."

2. Earthwork and Its Cost: A Handbook of Earth Excavation by Halbert Powers Gillette (1920)
"embankments for roads and railroads differ from other embankments, ... Road embankments are usually not so high as railroad " fills," and most of the earth ..."

3. Minutes of Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers by Institution of Civil Engineers (Great Britain) (1890)
"G. The Construction of Railway embankments in Sofi Soils. By JHR. MARTINI BUYS. ... Where it is necessary to construct embankments on soils ..."

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