revetment

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French revêtement, from Old French revestiment, from revestir (French revêtir), from Late Latin revestire (to clothe again), from Latin re- + vestire (to clothe).

Noun[edit]

revetment (plural revetments)

  1. A layer of stone, concrete, or other hard material supporting the side of an embankment.
  2. An armoured building that provides protection against bombs.