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Riprap (Pmhdt)

Definition
Stones, masonry, or similar constructed material such as broken concrete placed in a loose assemblage along such things as the banks and bed of a channel or the shore of a lake, pond, gulf, bay, or ocean to inhibit erosion and scour. (Source: AASHTO Glossary)
Broader Term
Coast and river protective works (Pmhd)
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