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Definition of Berm:
There are two types of berm.
  1. On a beach, see beach berm
  2. On a structure: a nearly horizontal area, often built to support or key-in an armour layer.[1].
This is the common definition for Berm, other definitions can be discussed in the article


  1. CIRIA (1996). Beach management manual. CIRIA Report 153.

See also

  1. Beach berm
  2. Armour layer