Riprapping
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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  • riprapping — 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

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  • 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

  • Riprapped — 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

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  • 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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