from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To retain (an embankment, for example) with a layer of stone, concrete, or other supporting material; provide with a revetment.
- intransitive v. To construct a revetment.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To face, as an embankment, with masonry, wood, or other material.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To face, as an embankment, with masonry, wood, or other material.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- An obsolete form of rivet.
- To face, as an embankment, with masonry or other material.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. face with a layer of stone or concrete or other supporting material so as to retain
- v. construct a revetment
French revêtir, from Old French revestir, to clothe again, from Latin revestīre : re-, re- + vestīre, to clothe (from vestis, garment; see wes-2 in Indo-European roots).(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)