Simple Definition of breakwater
: a wall that is built out into the sea to protect a harbor or beach from the force of waves
Full Definition of breakwater
: an offshore structure (as a wall) protecting a harbor or beach from the force of waves
First Known Use of breakwater
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BREAKWATER Defined for Kids
Definition of breakwater for Students
: an offshore wall to protect a beach or a harbor from the sea
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