Meaning of “breakwater” in the English Dictionary

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"breakwater" in British English

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breakwaternoun [ C ]

uk /ˈbreɪkˌwɔː.tər/ us /ˈbreɪkˌwɑː.t̬ɚ/

a very large wall that is built from the coast out into the sea to protect a beach or harbour from big waves

(Definition of “breakwater” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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