geotextile

noun
geo·​textile | \ ¦jē(ˌ)ō+ \

Definition of geotextile

: a strong synthetic fabric usually used in civil engineering construction projects (such as highway or dam building) that stabilizes loose soil and prevents erosion

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ge- + textile

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“Geotextile.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/geotextile. Accessed 30 Sep. 2020.

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