Origin of sea wall
OTHER WORDS FROM sea wallsea-walled, adjective
Words nearby sea wall
How to use sea wall in a sentence
Both Del Mar and Oceanside regularly dish out dollars to add sand to their shrinking beaches, in part, some believe, because property owners build sea walls to protect the cliff or property from waves, which means no room for the beach to grow.Sacramento Report: A Life Raft for Cities Dealing With Sea-Level Rise|MacKenzie Elmer and Sara Libby|June 25, 2021|Voice of San Diego
Next, the tsunami breached the plant’s protective sea wall and swamped portions of the site.10 years after Fukushima, outdated nuclear power plants are still the norm|By Kurokawa & Meshkati/The Conversation|March 11, 2021|Popular-Science
The city knows all of this but there are no plans yet in place to move people and property away from the shoreline or put stuff in the ocean to try and slow down the onslaught of wave energy, like a sea wall, cobblestone or artificial reef.San Diego’s Climate Challenges Will Still Be Here in 2021 – and Beyond|MacKenzie Elmer|January 1, 2021|Voice of San Diego
Others will need defenses such as sea walls and flood gates — but those defenses might not be effective for long.Preserving cultural and historic treasures in a changing climate may mean transforming them|Erin Seekamp|November 22, 2020|Washington Post
Others will need defenses like sea walls and flood gates—but those defenses might not be effective for long.Saving historical landmarks from climate change could mean altering them|By Erin Seekamp/The Conversation|November 17, 2020|Popular-Science
A Wall Street person should not be allowed to help oversee the Dodd-Frank reforms.
My dad was a sailor, and all through my childhood he was away half of the time at sea, and to an extent I have a similar job.
It was a brick wall that we turned into the on-ramp of a highway.
It reminded me a bit of an alternative take on The Wolf of Wall Street—through the Toni and Candace lens.
It is the only tourist center Ukraine has left on the Black Sea, since Russia annexed Crimea last spring.
Edna did not reveal so much as all this to Madame Ratignolle that summer day when they sat with faces turned to the sea.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
A flash of surprise and pleasure lit the fine eyes of the haughty beauty perched up there on the palace wall.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
Kind of a reception-room in there—guess I know a reception-room from a hole in the wall.
Distance, the uncertain light, and imagination, magnified it to a high wall; high as the wall of China.
He leant against the wall of his refuge, notwithstanding this boast, and licked the ice to moisten his parched lips.