How To Use Seawall In A Sentence

  • A lone fisherman on a seawall is silhouetted against the sunset. The Sun
  • 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
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  • 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.
  • Wildlife reserves, seawall paths, an ancient forest, a flowery limestone wilderness. Times, Sunday Times
  • An early stroll along the seawall was a good change of pace. Archive 2007-08-01
  • In addition to the bridge that spans a coastal landscape lined with seawalls, the city is circumscribed by walls and water.
  • A seawall had been erected with a broad flagged walk in front and a row of seats extending the length of the promenade.
  • They remembered the 21 young men from the Royal Australian Navy and the Royal Navy who lost their lives when a torpedo fired by a Japanese midget submarine tore the ferry HMAS Kuttabul apart at the seawall.
  • With winds so fierce you couldn't breathe, rain that felt like razors, and waves cresting over the boat, he was able to move the boat out from among the pilings, rocks, seawall and docks while the storm raged on, tying it off bow-to-sea.
  • There's a lake next to the city, it's called the Sabine Lake, two miles from the Gulf of Mexico and they're afraid all of the water is going to come from there, over a 14 foot seawall, which is too low and that's what they think will flood the city. CNN Transcript Sep 23, 2005
  • Stroll or cycle the seawall perimeter, or hop on the free shuttle bus. Times, Sunday Times
  • Me too! I'd like to go cycling or rollerblading around the park seawall! Maybe we can also see a Canucks hockey game. I really love hockey!
  • We just had to stop beach activity, and we had to start water-blasting the seawall, which is 10 miles long, to clean that up. Island's Recovery May Set Example For Gulf Residents
  • Wood-boring marine crustaceans, called gribbles, have devoured portions of supporting timbers designed to stabilize a seawall built along the waterfront in Seattle, Washington.
  • A whitethroat flies out over the salt marsh from its grassed nesting bank on the most recent seawall, singing its dry ratchet song over the slippery green ooze; a redshank agitated by a marsh harrier towers inland over emerald wheat fields calling its bleak mud-flat alarm. A Year on the Wing
  • The inventions and innovations range from the Kreepy Krauly pool cleaner to the noisy vuvuzela and the famous dolos concrete structures which protect harbours and seawalls worldwide. ANC Daily News Briefing
  • At Galveston, at the storm's northern edge, waves smashed over the 17-foot seawall that guards the city from the gulf.
  • In recent reports, the Army Corps of Engineers has determined that the seawall is between 150 and 200 feet too far seaward.
  • I went up on to the seawall. Times, Sunday Times
  • Slip, or "telescoping" joints could be incorporated in the design where the prefabricated tunnel sections intersect the seawalls. Russia Blog
  • We walked along to the seawall, from which we saw another, larger flock. Times, Sunday Times
  • It is an easy walk along the concrete seawall that protects the sweeping shoreline. Times, Sunday Times
  • At the seawall water glugged; fell back swelling, levelled and came on. The Times Literary Supplement
  • I went up on to the seawall. Times, Sunday Times
  • The plan spends the bulk of its renourishment, artificial dunes, seawalls, groins and repairs to existing structures.
  • It is an easy walk along the concrete seawall that protects the sweeping shoreline. Times, Sunday Times
  • Seawalls, groins, and other manmade structures (including beach nourishment projects) can potentially reduce short-term, immediate erosion risk.
  • Commonly known as a revetment, the mini seawall would be made of concrete and rocks covered with vegetation. The Daily News - News
  • New York City fireboat John D. McKean was among the first to arrive at the seawall just south of North Cove where the World Financial Center meets the Hudson River. Jessica DuLong: The Untold Story of Ground Zero Evacuations by Boat
  • The pilot reported that he used his remaining airspeed to get over a seawall, stalled the airplane, and pancaked onto the runway.
  • Flooding was a problem in some coastal areas where the storm's high wind drove waves onto shore and over seawalls.
  • We're blowing all this money to build houses and ruin habitat with so-called beach renourishment and jetties, groins and seawalls.
  • I decided to walk westwards along West Vancouver's Seawall, a much quieter version than that of Stanley Park.
  • Billows of spume from the Irish Sea bash the seawall, misting a horizon commanded by the Big One.
  • Among NPA accomplishments from the past term in office are the creation of a network of new bikeways, greenways, and seawalls and the development of 136 acres of new parks and 166,000 square feet of new community centre space.
  • A lone fisherman on a seawall is silhouetted against the sunset. The Sun
  • But development, and the sand pumping, jetties, and seawalls that come with it, is overwhelming beaches.
  • To think one could build a tunnel for a fixed cost through the muck behind the seawall is lunacy. Sound Politics: Public vote on viaduct tunnel
  • A programme of social events is now being planned over the next eight months to pay for Victorian-style lamps to be installed along the seawall footpaths.
  • Stroll or cycle the seawall perimeter, or hop on the free shuttle bus. Times, Sunday Times
  • The tunnel option will be built right next to the seawall and the seawall will be the west wall of the tunnel. Sound Politics: Mayor Gridlock
  • You can sometimes spot them from a seawall. Times, Sunday Times
  • In the Maldives, nicknamed the "flattest country on earth," poor coastal protection measures such as dredging to create sandbars and erecting seawalls have unintentionally reduced the flow of nutrients to coral reefs, weakening a natural shield against storm swells and surges. Benjamin K. Sovacool: Adapting to Climate Change the Right Way
  • Wildlife reserves, seawall paths, an ancient forest, a flowery limestone wilderness. Times, Sunday Times
  • The seawall is actually made of wood and marine worms have eaten it away. Sound Politics: Mayor Gridlock
  • Print Fall from grace for Maldives' democratic crusader Mohamed Nasheed was elected in 2008 on a platform of democracy and change Just over three years ago, supporters of then President Mohamed Nasheed lined up along the seawall in the capital, Male, waving flags to usher in what they called the "dawn of democracy". BBC News - Home
  • Also, one reason I think Seattle is unwilling to budge from the tunnel, is because then the rest of the state gets to pays for rebuilding the seawall. Sound Politics: "The heavyweight fight for the waterfront"
  • A seawall comprising coquina faced with granite to the high water mark protected the eastern fort walls from the tides of Matanzas Bay.
  • The seawall is another example, look at that estimate, look at the contingency, and tell me the contingency will cover the "connecting" the land to the sea for beauty and educational uses. “Anyone Who Says There Aren’t Going to Be Cost Overruns Is Fooling Themselves.” « PubliCola
  • We walked along to the seawall, from which we saw another, larger flock. Times, Sunday Times
  • At the seawall water glugged; fell back swelling, levelled and came on. The Times Literary Supplement
  • A power firm will now build a seawall and improve other tsunami defences. The Sun
  • You can't save beaches and wetlands with seawalls, and you can't wall off river deltas and floodplains that contain much of the world's most productive agricultural land.
  • You can sometimes spot them from a seawall. Times, Sunday Times

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