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  • n. A construction of gabions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A traverse made with gabions between guns or on their flanks, protecting them from enfilading fire.
  • n. A structure of gabions sunk in lines, as a core for a sand bar in harbor improvements.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In fortification, a work formed chiefly of gabions, especially the gabions placed to cover guns from an enfilading fire.
  • n. Any hydraulic structure composed in whole or part of gabions sunk in a stream to control the current.


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