bn:00012945n
Noun Concept
Categories: Coastal engineering, Hydraulic engineering, Building engineering, Coastal erosion, Articles with short description
EN
breakwater  groyne  jetty  mole  seawall
EN
A protective structure of stone or concrete; extends from shore into the water to prevent a beach from washing away WordNet 3.0
Definitions
Relations
Sources
EN
A protective structure of stone or concrete; extends from shore into the water to prevent a beach from washing away WordNet 3.0 & WordNet 2020
A jetty is a structure that projects from land out into water. Wikipedia
A seawall is a form of coastal defence constructed where the sea, and associated coastal processes, impact directly upon the landforms of the coast. Wikipedia
A mole is a massive structure, usually of stone, used as a pier, breakwater, or a causeway between places separated by water. Wikipedia
Breakwaters are structures constructed near the coasts as part of coastal management or to protect an anchorage from the effects of both weather and longshore drift. Wikipedia
A groyne, built perpendicular to the shore, is a rigid hydraulic structure built from an ocean shore or from a bank that interrupts water flow and limits the movement of sediment. Wikipedia
A variety of structures employed in river, dock, and maritime works Wikipedia Disambiguation
A pier, jetty, breakwater, or junction between places separated by water Wikipedia Disambiguation
A barrier created as part of coastal defense or to protect an anchorage from the effects of both weather and longshore drift Wikipedia Disambiguation
Structure constructed on coasts as part of coastal management or to protect an anchorage Wikidata
A structure that projects from the land out into water. Wikidata
Coastal defence Wikidata
Massive structure used as pier, breakwater, or causeway between places separated by water Wikidata
A pier is a raised structure in a body of water Wikidata
A construction in or around a harbour designed to break the force of the sea and to provide shelter for vessels lying inside. OmegaWiki
A fence-like structure around the deck of a vessel, to protect it from the waves. OmegaWiki
Construction in or around a harbour. Wiktionary (translation)
An often wooden structure that projects from a coastline to prevent erosion, longshore drift etc.; a breakwater. Wiktionary
Structure to prevent erosion. Wiktionary (translation)
A part of a building that jets or projects beyond the rest, and overhangs the wall below. Wiktionary
A massive structure, usually of stone, used as a pier, breakwater or junction between places separated by water. Wiktionary
Massive structure used as a pier or breakwater. Wiktionary (translation)
A coastal defence in the form of a wall or an embankment. Wiktionary
Coastal defence. Wiktionary (translation)