|English Dictionary: berm||by the DICT Development Group|
|2 results for berm|
|From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:|
|From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:|
Berm \Berm\ Berme \Berme\, n. [F. berme, of German origin; cf.|
G. brame, brme, border, akin to E. brim.]
1. (Fort.) A narrow shelf or path between the bottom of a
parapet and the ditch.
2. (Engineering) A ledge at the bottom of a bank or cutting,
to catch earth that may roll down the slope, or to
strengthen the bank.