[ UK /sˈiːwɔːl/ ]
- a protective structure of stone or concrete; extends from shore into the water to prevent a beach from washing away
How To Use seawall In A Sentence
- Billows of spume from the Irish Sea bash the seawall, misting a horizon commanded by the Big One.
- Stroll or cycle the seawall perimeter, or hop on the free shuttle bus. Times, Sunday Times
- The tsunami was 46 ft. high and breeched the 19 ft. seawall that was meant to protect the Fukushima plant. Steven Cohen: Japan's Nuclear Catastrophe and Governor Andrew Cuomo's Policy to Close Indian Point
- Once the sambuca was the center of attention, the other ships could draw up alongside the rest of the seawall and send troops up ladders with impunity. The Grass Crown
- The island's seawall, which is more than 100 years old, also requires shoring up, and some 1.4 million square feet of historic buildings need restoration. City Readies Island Money
- A power firm will now build a seawall and improve other tsunami defences. The Sun
- Monday morning breakfast at Provence on Marinaside it's quiet on Mondays in Yaletown and then a stroll along the seawall is my favourite thing to do. Vancouver Hotel Help - And She Knits Too!
- We're blowing all this money to build houses and ruin habitat with so-called beach renourishment and jetties, groins and seawalls.
- A seawall at Herrington was broached by the surge, destroying large sections of docks.
- The status quo conditions depend on the continued existence of riprap and seawalls, which in turn result in an unchanged distribution of beach conditions.