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groyne

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

groyne

[grȯin]
(anatomy)
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But nothing has been done and now it's too late - there are gaps beneath the groynes, meaning they no longer slow down the erosion.
Alya AbdulRahim Al Harmoudi, director of environment department said the Municipality has developed the structural designs of these groynes, which were also implemented to stabilise Jumeirah Beach earlier.
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."
Old timber fences have now been replaced, two rock breakwaters and two rock groynes were constructed and thousands of tonnes of shingle were imported and laid to create banks.
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.