transitive verb-·vet′ted, -·vet′ting
to provide or protect with a revetment
Origin of revetFrench revêtir from Old French revestir: see revest
verbre·vet·ted, re·vet·ting, re·vets
To retain (an embankment, for example) with a layer of stone, concrete, or other supporting material; provide with a revetment.
To construct a revetment.
Origin of revetFrench revêtir from Old French revestir to clothe again from Latin revestīre re- re- vestīre to clothe ( from vestis garment ; see wes-2 in Indo-European roots.)
(third-person singular simple present revets, present participle revetting, simple past and past participle revetted)
- To face, as an embankment, with masonry, wood, or other material.