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English translation: Gabions dam

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12:13 Jun 7, 2000
French to English translations [PRO]
French term or phrase: barrages en gabions
le sujet est la riziculture au laos
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English translation:Gabions dam
Explanation:
A "gabion" is a structure made of sheetpiling arranged in a closed circle, the inside of which is filled with earth, sand rock...
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na"gabion dam" or "wire dam"FPL
naGabions damJean-Claude Haas


  

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Gabions dam


Explanation:
A "gabion" is a structure made of sheetpiling arranged in a closed circle, the inside of which is filled with earth, sand rock...

Jean-Claude Haas
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"gabion dam" or "wire dam"


Explanation:
Special name given to a crib dam when built up of gabions (panniers, sorts of nets filled with rocks that build up the dam). Barrage d'enrochements maintenus par un treillage métallique, employé surtout dans les ouvrages de protection contre les crues.
Réf. Commission internationale des grands barrages. Comité du dictionnaire, du glossaire et du registre mondial des barrages. Paris: 1977.
Joint Editorial Board representing American Public Health Association, American Society of Civil Engineers, American Water Works Association, Water Pollution Control Federation. Glossary, Water and wastewater control engineering. Alpha, 1969.

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