gravity retaining wall

массивная подпорная стенка

Англо-русский строительный словарь. 2013.

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  • Retaining wall — A retaining wall is a structure that holds back soil or rock from a building, structure or area. Retaining walls prevent downslope movement or erosion and provide support for vertical or near vertical grade changes. Cofferdams and bulkheads,… …   Wikipedia

  • retaining wall — a wall for holding in place a mass of earth or the like, as at the edge of a terrace or excavation. Also called breast wall. [1830 40] * * * or revetment Wall constructed to hold in place a mass of earth or prevent the erosion of an embankment.… …   Universalium

  • wall — Synonyms and related words: arch dam, arm, armor, armor plate, backstop, balustrade, bamboo curtain, bank, bar, barbed wire, barrage, barricade, barrier, battle, bear trap dam, beaver dam, block, blockade, bluff, boom, boundary, brattice,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • gravity dam — /ˈgrævəti dæm/ (say gravuhtee dam) noun a dam which retains the water and resists its pressure by the weight of the retaining wall …   Australian English dictionary

  • harbours and sea works — Introduction harbour also spelled  harbor        any part of a body of water and the manmade structures surrounding it that sufficiently shelters a vessel from wind, waves, and currents, enabling safe anchorage or the discharge and loading of… …   Universalium

  • СТЕНКА ПОДПОРНАЯ ГРАВИТАЦИОННАЯ — [СТЕНА ПОДПОРНАЯ ГРАВИТАЦИОННАЯ] подпорная стенка, устойчивость которой обеспечивается её собственным весом (Болгарский язык; Български) гравитационна подпорна стена (Чешский язык; Čeština) gravitační opěrná zeď (Немецкий язык; Deutsch)… …   Строительный словарь

  • Geotechnical engineering — [ Boston s Big Dig presented geotechnical challenges in an urban environment.] Geotechnical engineering is the branch of civil engineering concerned with the engineering behavior of earth materials. Geotechnical engineering includes investigating …   Wikipedia

  • Dam — This article is about structures for water impoundment. For other uses, see Dam (disambiguation). Hoover Dam, a concrete arch gravity dam in Black Canyon of the Colorado River. Lake Mead in the background is impounded by the dam …   Wikipedia

  • building construction — Techniques and industry involved in the assembly and erection of structures. Early humans built primarily for shelter, using simple methods. Building materials came from the land, and fabrication was dictated by the limits of the materials and… …   Universalium

  • canals and inland waterways — ▪ waterway Introduction       natural or artificial waterways used for navigation, crop irrigation, water supply, or drainage.       Despite modern technological advances in air and ground transportation, inland waterways continue to fill a vital …   Universalium

  • Concrete — This article is about the construction material. For other uses, see Concrete (disambiguation). Outer view of the Roman Pantheon, still the largest unreinforced solid concrete dome.[1] …   Wikipedia

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