Levee

usgb/ˈlevi/Volume
Left Definition 1 of 2Right
LampPro Tip 1/3
Natural DisasterPlay
Levees are crucial during floods and storms, helping to protect land from water damage. SlideResidents rely on the levee to safeguard their homes during the hurricane season.
LampPro Tip 2/3
Civil EngineeringPlay
Building a levee involves careful engineering to ensure it is strong enough to hold back water. SlideEngineers are surveying the riverbank to design a new levee.
LampPro Tip 3/3
Geographical FeaturePlay
Levees may form naturally by sediment deposited during floods, aside from being man-made. SlideThe natural levee along the riverside shapes the landscape.