- a facing of stone, cement, sandbags, etc., as to protect a wall or a bank of earth
- retaining wall
- an embankment or wall as of sandbags or earth, constructed to protect against strafing, shell fragments, etc.
Origin of revetmentsee revet and -ment
- A facing, as of masonry, used to support an embankment.
- A barricade against explosives.