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beach nourishment
 n.— «Depositing sediment onto a beach and bulldozing it into place—a practice called beach nourishment—has become one of the more controversial functions of the Corps” Civil Works Directorate. Besides building levees, dredging harbors and running hydropower plants, the agency is tasked with restoring the nation’s coastlines.» —“Re-engineering America’s Beaches, 1 Tax Dollar at a Time” by Chris Dixon Popular Mechanics July, 2007. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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