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ENROCHEMENT PROTECTION [2 records]

Record 1 2010-10-01

English

Subject field(s)
  • Exterior Covering Materials
  • Oceanography
CONT

A common breakwater design is based on an inner mound of small rocks or rubble ... with an outer covering of larger boulders, or armouring, to protect it from removal by the sea.

Key term(s)
  • armoring
  • armour covering

French

Domaine(s)
  • Revêtements extérieurs
  • Océanographie
DEF

Mur, revêtement en pierres sèches qui protège un ouvrage et empêche les eaux de la dégrader [...]

CONT

Le talus extérieur des brise-mer [...] doit être très doux [...]. Les perrés doivent être imperméables [...] à l'eau de mer [...] et s'appuyer sur un massif de fondation [...] protégé par un parafouille étanche.

Spanish

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Record 2 1997-01-01

English

Subject field(s)
  • Dams and Causeways
OBS

On an embankment dam.

Key term(s)
  • riprap on an embankment dam

French

Domaine(s)
  • Barrages et chaussées
OBS

Source(s) : L'Actualité terminologique, vol. 19, 4, 1986 - Barrages fixes et mobiles.

Key term(s)
  • enrochements de protection
  • perré

Spanish

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