earth embankment
земляной вал (для защиты наливного резервуара)

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  • Embankment dam — An embankment dam is a massive artificial water barrier. It is typically created by the emplacement and compaction of a complex semi plastic mound of various compositions of soil, sand, clay and/or rock. It has a semi permanent waterproof natural …   Wikipedia

  • embankment — вал earth embankment …   Pipeline dictionary

  • Embankment — may refer to: * A levee or dike (construction), an artificial bank raised above the immediately surrounding land to redirect or prevent flooding by a river, lake or sea * Embankment (transportation), in transportation, a raised bank to carry a… …   Wikipedia

  • Earth structure — can refer to: * Earth sheltering the architectural practice of using earth for external thermal mass against building walls. * Earthworks (engineering) engineering works created through the moving of massive quantities of soil or unformed stone.… …   Wikipedia

  • Embankment — Em*bank ment, n. 1. The act of surrounding or defending with a bank. [1913 Webster] 2. A structure of earth, gravel, etc., raised to prevent water from overflowing a level tract of country, to retain water in a reservoir, or to carry a roadway,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • embankment — ► NOUN 1) a wall or bank built to prevent flooding by a river. 2) a bank of earth or stone built to carry a road or railway over an area of low ground …   English terms dictionary

  • embankment — [em baŋk′mənt, imbaŋk′mənt] n. 1. the act or process of embanking 2. a bank of earth, rubble, etc. used to keep back water, hold up a roadway, or as part of a fortification …   English World dictionary

  • Embankment tube station — London stations| name = Embankment | years= 1870 1872 1872 1900 1906 1908 1914 1926 1949 | events= Opened (MDR) Started Outer Circle (NLR) Started Middle Circle (H CR/MDR) Ended Middle Circle Opened (BS WR) Ended Outer Circle Opened (CCE HR)… …   Wikipedia

  • Embankment-machine — The Embankment machine (also known as the Digging Machine) was an automated machine used by the Martians in The War of the Worlds by H.G. Wells.DescriptionThe machine is featured only once in the novel in very little detail. Rather than describe… …   Wikipedia

  • embankment — [[t]ɪmbæ̱ŋkmənt[/t]] embankments N COUNT: oft in names after n An embankment is a thick wall of earth that is built to carry a road or railway over an area of low ground, or to prevent water from a river or the sea from flooding the area. They… …   English dictionary

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