HyperDic: breakwater

English > 1 sense of the word breakwater:
NOUNartifactbreakwater, groin, groyne, mole, bulwark, seawall, jettya protective structure of stone or concrete
breakwater > pronunciation
Soundsbrey'kwao.ter
Rhymesabductor ... zoster: 649 rhymes with ter...
English > breakwater: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA protective structure of stone or concrete; extends from shore into the water to prevent a beach from washing away.
Synonymsgroin, groyne, mole, bulwark, seawall, jetty
BroaderbarrierA structure or object that impedes free movement
Spanishdique, escollera, espigón, malecón, rompeolas
Catalandic, engonal, escullera, espigó, talp, trencaonades

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