Riprapped
Riprap \Rip"rap`\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Riprapped}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Riprapping}.] To form a riprap in or upon. [1913 Webster]

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  • riprapped — n. pile of broken stones used for foundations (in water or on soft grounds) or embankment; foundation made of broken stones put together loosely; stone wall used as a barrier to break the force of waves; material or stones used for riprap v.… …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Riprap — Rip rap , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Riprapped}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Riprapping}.] To form a riprap in or upon. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Riprapping — Riprap Rip rap , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Riprapped}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Riprapping}.] To form a riprap in or upon. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cascade Locks and Canal — The Cascade Locks and Canal was a navigation project on the Columbia River between the U.S. states of Oregon and Washington, completed in 1896. It allowed the steamboats of the Columbia River to bypass the Cascades Rapids, and thereby opened a… …   Wikipedia

  • riprap — /rip rap /, n., v., riprapped, riprapping. n. 1. a quantity of broken stone for foundations, revetments of embankments, etc. 2. a foundation or wall of stones thrown together irregularly. v.t. 3. to construct with or strengthen by stones, either… …   Universalium

  • riprap — N. Amer. noun loose stone used to form a foundation for a breakwater or other structure. verb (ripraps, riprapping, riprapped) strengthen with riprap. Origin C19: reduplication of rap1 …   English new terms dictionary

  • riprap — [rip′rap΄] n. [echoic redupl. of RAP ] ☆ 1. a foundation or wall made of large chunks of stone thrown together irregularly or loosely, as in water or on a soft bottom ☆ 2. chunks of stone used for this vt. riprapped, riprapping ☆ 1. to make a… …   English World dictionary

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