Gabionade
Gabionade Ga`bi*on*ade", n. [F. gabionnade.] 1. (Fort.) A traverse made with gabions between guns or on their flanks, protecting them from enfilading fire. [1913 Webster]

2. A structure of gabions sunk in lines, as a core for a sand bar in harbor improvements. [1913 Webster]


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  • gabionade — noun A construction of gabions …   Wiktionary

  • gabionade — n. dike made from gabions, dike made from stone filled cylinders …   English contemporary dictionary

  • gabionade — ga·bi·o·nade …   English syllables

  • gabionade — /geɪbiəˈneɪd/ (say gaybeeuh nayd) noun 1. a fortification formed of or with gabions. 2. a row of gabions sunk in a stream to control the current. {French. See gabion} …   Australian English dictionary

  • gabionade — |gābēə|nād, näd noun ( s) Etymology: French gabionnade, from Middle French, from Old Italian gabbionata, from gabbione gabion + ata ade 1. : a work of fortification thrown up with gabions 2. : a structure of gabions sunk in lines as a core for a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Gabionnade — Ga bion nade , n. See {Gabionade}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gabionadă — gabionádă s. f. (sil. bi o ), g. d. art. gabionádei; pl. gabionáde Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic …   Dicționar Român

  • gabion —   n. wicker work cylinder filled with earth or stones for building fortifications, harbour bars, etc.    ♦ gabionade, n. structure made with gabions …   Dictionary of difficult words

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