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See also: break water
breakwater (plural breakwaters)
- a construction in or around a harbour designed to break the force of the sea and to provide shelter for vessels lying inside
- (nautical) a low bulkhead across the forecastle deck of a ship which diverts water breaking over the bows into the scuppers
- On beaches: a wooden or concrete barrier, usually perpendicular to the shore, intended to prevent the movement of sand along a coast.
construction in or around a harbour
low bulkhead across the forecastle deck of a ship
the beach barrier
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