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Term No.Term NameTerm Description
5588Ballast, Brick ballast, Stone ballastCrushed stone or broken brickbats, commonly used as a support for railroad ties......
1494Balli spur, or Pile spurA spur made of ballies or wooden piles connected by bracings and filled with alternate layers of stones or sand bags and rolls of bushwood......
4356Balling upAccumulation of soft, sticky shale or clay around the bit and drill collar......
7268Ballistic separatorA machine that uses inertial forces to separate organic from the inorganic material in the solid waste prior to composting.  .....
6191BandRange of a variable (discharge, water level frequency etc.) between two defined limits......
7568Band application The placement of chemicals, such as fertilizers or pesticides, in narrow strips on or just below the soil surface, near each row of plants in a row cr.....
8101Band WidthThe digital data transmission rate or capacity of an electronic pathway such as a communications line, computer bus or computer channel. In a digital .....
1519BandalA fascine consisting of a framework with bamboos, etc., driven into the river bed, say 60 cm apart with horizontal ties and supported by struts placed.....
1520BandallingA system of river training in India by means of bandals designed to confine the low water flow in a single channel for maintaining a suitable depth fo.....
4605BandharasA series of dams constructed along a stream to feed small irrigation canals......
2194Banding fertilizerThe method of placement of commercial fertilizer in concentrated strips. Usually below the soil surface......
8583BandwidthFor a given system, portion of the frequency spectrum for which a sinusoidal input produces a sinusoidal output whose amplitude is not attenuated more.....
2066BankThe rising ground bordering a lake, river or sea; of a river or channel, designated as right or left as it would appear facing downstream......
7998BankThe margins or sides of a river. Banks are called right or left as viewed facing in the direction of the flow......
6107Bank measureMeasurement of soil or rock based on the quantity of material in place on the cut......
7896Bank overspillVolume of water which has spilled from a river into adjacent floodplains or polders......
1535Bank pavingThe part of revetment extending from the mattress to the top of the banks. See 1544......
1533Bank protection1 - A kind of engineering work which aims at protecting the banks of a river, or slopes of embankments along it, from erosion by the current of flow. .....
5291Bank protection1 - The process by which a stream bank is protected from erosion by lining or by retarding the velocity along the bank. 2 - See 1533 and 7986......
7986Bank protection1 - Any action to prevent or control erosion of streambanks; may include placement of riprap, revetment, brushwood, reed, concrete, or other material......
7987Bank protection structuresThey are used to cover the point of protection in the bank which has been previously sloped and shaped to a desired alignment. They are generally of f.....
1534Bank revetmentA type of bank protection continuously covering the entire slope of a bank or an embankment, including the portions extending far into the river bed, .....
6473Bank slipThe detachment of slices of bank-forming material from the sides of ditches or streams by the process of erosion and the influence of gravity......
1526Bank sluiceAn opening controlled by shutters or gates in the marginal embankment which are opened during high floods......
7988Bank sluiceAn opening controlled by shutters or gates in marginal bund which are opened during high floods......
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