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re·tain·ing wall

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  1. retaining wallnoun

    a wall that is built to resist lateral pressure (especially a wall built to prevent the advance of a mass of earth)

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  1. retaining wallnoun

    any of several structures used to restrain a vertical-faced mass of earth

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  1. Retaining wall

    Retaining walls are structures designed to restrain soil to unnatural slopes. They are used to bound soils between two different elevations often in areas of terrain possessing undesirable slopes or in areas where the landscape needs to be shaped severely and engineered for more specific purposes like hillside farming or roadway overpasses.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of retaining wall in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of retaining wall in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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