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headwall

[′hed‚wȯl]
(civil engineering)
A retaining wall at the outlet of a drain or culvert.
(geology)
The steep cliff at the back of a cirque.

headwall

A masonry or concrete retaining wall at the outlet of a drain.
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[UKPRwire, Tue Aug 20 2019] Bed headwall systems are devices that are mounted near the patient bed headwall.
At trial, the circuit judge reasoned that to prove a "dangerous condition," Pinnell had needed to present "evidence that the headwall showed a purely physical and intrinsic defect such as 'rotten' or crumbling concrete that gave way," thereby allowing Pinnell to fall and get hurt.
Representatives of the regional administration of Surkhandarya region and Headwall LLC held a meeting and discussed cooperation issues.
The approximately $681,000 restoration and improvement project will reduce flooding in the project vicinity, remove sediment from the channel, stabilize stream banks, reconstruct the headwall, reduce erosion and also improve the water quality within the creek.
To determine the correct headwall solution, the team went through several design iterations, building mocks-ups and inviting users to comment and critique the design.
Over the years, erosion and weathering had deteriorated the original timber headwalls in the drainage ditch.
"So it was a lot better than using the old rope tow and going just to the top of the headwall," said another early Hoodoo regular, Bill Lauderback of Bend.
Headwall Photonics' reflective gratings are constructed using a holographic process that generates precise grooves and minimizes scattered light in the final product.
11 July 2012 - US data migration and data governance solutions provider BackOffice Associates LLC said on Wednesday it had taken over Ottawa-based Headwall Software Inc, ensuring a substantial footprint in the new market in Canada.
Headwall, Fluted Peak: in the hard stare, the sweet
over hand, at just Eighteen, I climbed that giant's Headwalls and