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Banks (Waterways) (Pmhjyb)

Definition
The side slopes or margins of a channel between which the stream or river is normally confined. More formally, the lateral boundaries of a channel or stream, as indicated by a scarp, or on the inside of bends, by the streamward edge of permanent vegetal growth. (Source: AASHTO Glossary)
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Riverbanks
Streambanks
Broader Term
Parts of canals and waterways (Pmhjy)
Related Terms (Hierarchical)
Canal linings (Pmhjyd)
Channels (Waterways) (Pmhjye)
Flumes (Pmhjyh)
Locks (Waterways) (Pmhjyn)
Stilling basins (Pmhjys)
Substrates (Waterways) (Pmhjyu)