Definition of Embanking. Meaning of Embanking. Synonyms of Embanking

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Definition of Embanking

Embanking
Embank Em*bank", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Embanked; p. pr. & vb. n. Embanking.] [Pref. em- + bank. Cf. Imbank.] To throw up a bank so as to confine or to defend; to protect by a bank of earth or stone.
Embanking
Embar Em*bar", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Embarred; p. pr. & vb. n. Embanking.] [Pref. em- + bar: cf. F. embarrer. Cf. Embargo.] 1. To bar or shut in; to inclose securely, as with bars. Where fast embarred in mighty brazen wall. --Spenser. 2. To stop; to hinder by prohibition; to block up. He embarred all further trade. --Bacon.

Meaning of Embanking from wikipedia

- The Embanking of the tidal Thames is the historical process by which the lower River Thames, at one time a broad, shallow waterway winding through malarious...
- partially enough to provide a good idea of its structure. Above it is an embanking wall of irregular masonry, and below it some remains of Roman baths, including...
- opposite is London's only river fire station, home to two fireboats. Embanking of the tidal Thames List of eponymous roads in London Bazalgette, Edward...
- tend to overflow their banks. Much has been done to prevent this by embanking them, regaining arable land: the Rhine (between Bad Ragaz and Lake Constance)...
- the abbey began the development of the area, cultivating the land and embanking the riverside. They turned an adjacent tidal inlet at the mouth of the...
- local shippers in the successful public works project of dredging and embanking the Malmö harbour. It is for this work that he is remembered in Malmö...
- a dam lake was created by closing the front of a small stream with two embanks. During the Urartians, water channels were built in the mountain and the...
- "erecting and establishing Publick Offices in Somerset House, and for embanking Parts of the River Thames lying within the bounds of the Manor of Savoy"...
- 1772, and attention was then given to resolving flooding of the carrs. Embanking the River Hull, and carrying water away from the carrs in a lower level...
- Fergus Navigation and Embankment Company and for authorizing the Company to embank and reclaim from the Sea other Waste Lands on the Sides of the River Fergus...