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groyne

(esp US), groin
a wall or jetty built out from a riverbank or seashore to control erosion

groyne

[grȯin]
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Contract: Supply of timber for groyne replacement programme 2018/19
The proposed groynes are a composite type, made of timber logs fixed to steel piles instead of conventional rubble mound structures for aesthetic reasons.
Groynes are generally made of wood, concrete, or rock piles, and placed in groups, and often used to complement seawalls, as they interrupt water flow.
Al Harmoudi added that the municipality innovatively developed the structural designs of the groynes which were also implemented to stabilize the beach of Jumeirah First.
Al Harmoudi added that the municipality innovatively developed the structural designs of the groynes which were also succefully implemented to stabilise the beach of Jumeirah First.
Mr Fowler said: "It was a joint manoeuvre and all the time while it was on the groyne our ski stayed on site to make sure if it did go over the crew were catered for.
It is believed they clung to wooden groynes running down from the beach into the water as they were pounded by waves and thrown against rocks, but eventually managed to drag themselves ashore.
The Maritime and Coastguard Agency has spoken out against people jumping from cliffs and groynes into the sea.
About ten years ago, on a hot Bank Holiday Monday, a member of the public alerted us to a young woman who had got stuck on one of the groynes.
Parking is available at The Groynes and mobility parking is also available.
Cheered on by a huge crowd in blazing sunshine, competitors of the 10k run began in Abersoch village centre and ended on the beach, where they had to negotiate the groynes, battle both hard and soft sand and dodge an ebbing tide.