Definition of gabion
What is the definition of "gabion"?
1. A cylindrical wicker basket filled with earth and stones, formerly used in building fortifications.
2. A hollow metal cylinder used especially in constructing dams and foundations.
Use "gabion" in a sentence
"A form of earth reinforcement could be undertaken using a material such as gabion mesh laid into the slope at intervals as it is backfilled."
"Mr. Heselden protected his invention with international patents; his U.S. patent, granted in 2008, calls it a gabion."
"Students may also caution that Hesco has yet to face hard times: wars and floods have ensured demand for its moneymaker, the gabion that Heselden invented with his British Coal redundancy."
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