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Fenders (Wharves) (Pmhbmpmbrj)

Definition
Structures that act as a buffer to protect the portions of a dock or bridge exposed to floating debris and water-borne traffic from collision damage. (Source: Team: adapted from AASHTO Glossary)
Use For
Dock fenders
Broader Term
Wharf components (Pmhbmpmbr)
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