Definition of Bermes

1. berme [n] - See also: berme



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bermes

berks
berley
berleys
berlin
berline
berlines
berlingot
berlingots
berlinite
berlins
berloque dermatitis
berm
bermanite
berme
bermed
bermes (current term)
berming
berms
bermuda
berna fly
bernacle
bernacles
bernalite
bernard syndrome
bernardite
bernards
berndtite
berndtites
bernicle

Literary usage of Bermes

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Report by Elmer Lawrence Corthell, United States Dept. of State (1900)
"Again, he compares the effect of waves upon bermes that are consolidated and upon ... below 1 meter (3.28 feet) and 46 per cent of bermes not consolidated, ..."

2. The Map of Europe by Treaty: Showing the Various Political and Territorial by Sir Edward Hertslet (1875)
"With regard to the dykes, dyke-bermes, " groden," and flats situated in the Ceded Territory, Oldenburg transfers to Prussia, besides the full Sovereignty, ..."

3. Problems of the Panama Canal: Including Climatology of the Isthmus, Physics by Henry L. Abbot (1907)
"... intervals of about 8 metres (26 feet) these slopes are cut by horizontal bermes from 5 metres to 3 metres in width (16 to IO feet), to favor drainage. ..."

4. Manual by American Railway Engineering Association (1916)
"Slopes and bermes. 44. Side slopes of borrow pits on the right-of-way shall be the same as used in ... bermes shall consist of the original unbroken ground. ..."

5. Problems of the Panama Canal: Including Climatology of the Isthmus, Physics by Henry Larcom Abbot (1907)
"... intervals of about 8 metres (26 feet) these slopes are cut by horizontal bermes from ‘5 metres to 3 metres in width (i6 to 10 feet), to favor drainage. ..."

6. Manual of the American Railway Engineering Association by American Railway Engineering Association (1911)
"Slopes and bermes. Cross-sectioning of Pits. Etc. Basis. Work Included in Price. Haul. ... bermes shall consist of the original unbroken ground. 45. ..."

7. The Design of Railway Location: A Study of the Physical and Economic by Clement Clarence Williams (1917)
"Slopes and bermes. 44. Side slopes of borrow pits on the right of way shall be the same as used in ... bermes shall consist of the original unbroken ground. ..."

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