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The sewage breached a large dirt berm built by IBWC across the river’s causeway on Monday.

These would involve shipping in or dredging up large amounts of material to build up berms or artificial islands around or beneath key glaciers.

To cope with scarcity, farmers maintained little ponds and berms to help rainfall infiltrate the ground, storing it for a dry day.

I brought that firmer spring with me just in case, but I never felt like I was getting pulled below the ideal position in the berms or the lips.

Bell and Schwarber are imperiling fans in concession lines and sunbathers on remote berms with blasts far beyond the outfield fences.

As I reach the berm of sand, tile and stucco that marked a kind of front line, bodies are being piled on carts in the street.

The next day U.S. and British forces drove through a breach in the high berm dividing Kuwait from Iraq.

Risberm, ris-berm′, n. a glacis in jetties to withstand the violence of the sea.

The section through the face of the bastion shows a demi-revetment with wide berm, and a hedge as an additional obstacle.

A pioneer swam across, hauled over a cable, and made it fast to the hedge on the berm.

The erection of the caisson was started, about the middle of January, on the rock berm surrounding the 20 by 50-ft.

Within a few minutes there was a very respectable earthen berm across the front of the recess.


On this page you'll find 66 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to berm, such as: boundary, brink, corner, end, fringe, and line.

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