Definition of Revetted
1. revet [v] - See also: revet
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Revetted
Literary usage of Revetted
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Handbook for Travellers in Algeria and Tunis by Robert Lambert Playfair (1895)
"... October lie alongside the quays, which are all revetted with large blocks of white marble from the quarries of ..."
2. Hierakonpolis by James Edward Quibell, F. W. Green, William Matthew Flinders Petrie (1902)
"The level of this group, which rest on the charcoal-discoloured stratum, is that of the circular limestone block at the end of the revetted passage, ..."
3. An Elementary Course of Military Engineering by Dennis Hart Mahan (1867)
"The tenaille is not revetted in front of its curtain and flanks, ... Its faces are 132 metres long, and revetted. Its parapet is thrown back, ..."
4. Mahan's Permanent Fortifications by Dennis Hart Mahan (1887)
"The tenaille is not revetted in front of its curtain and flanks, or at its gorge. It masks sufficiently the scarp of the flanks, and curtain of the enceinte ..."
5. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1888)
"If portions of the banks of a channel are revetted, the only result arising ... If the whole channel is revetted, the whole channel will be built up thereby ..."
6. Report of the Secretary of War: Communicating the Report of Captain George B by George Brinton McClellan (1857)
"Some portions of the exterior slope were revetted with gabions. ... In this battery many of the embrasures were revetted with the common boiler iron ships' ..."