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ID: 300006156
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300006156

 

Record Type: concept
levees (flood protection works, <hydraulic structures by function>, ... Built Environment (hierarchy name))

 

Note: Embankments built to prevent flooding of low-lying land. For embankments built to control or retain flood waters of rivers or seas, use the more "dikes."
 
Terms:
levees (preferred,C,U,LC,English-P,D,U,PN)
levee (C,U,English,AD,U,SN)
flood walls (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
floodwalls (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
walls, flood (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
rivierdijken (C,U,Dutch-P,D,U,U)
rivierdijk (C,U,Dutch,AD,U,U)
muros de contención (C,U,Spanish-P,D,U,PN)
muro de contención (C,U,Spanish,AD,U,SN)

Facet/Hierarchy Code:  V.RK

Hierarchical Position:

Hierarchy of Objects Facet
Objects Facet
Hierarchy of Built Environment (hierarchy name)
.... Built Environment (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of Single Built Works (hierarchy name)
........ Single Built Works (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of single built works (built environment)
............ single built works (built environment) (G)
Hierarchy of <single built works by specific type>
................ <single built works by specific type> (G)
Hierarchy of <single built works by function>
.................... <single built works by function> (G)
Hierarchy of hydraulic structures
........................ hydraulic structures (G)
Hierarchy of <hydraulic structures by function>
............................ <hydraulic structures by function> (G)
Hierarchy of flood protection works
................................ flood protection works (G)
Hierarchy of levees
.................................... levees (G)

Additional Parents:

Hierarchy of Objects Facet
Objects Facet
Hierarchy of Built Environment (hierarchy name)
.... Built Environment (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of Single Built Works (hierarchy name)
........ Single Built Works (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of single built works (built environment)
............ single built works (built environment) (G)
Hierarchy of <single built works by specific type>
................ <single built works by specific type> (G)
Hierarchy of <single built works by location or context>
.................... <single built works by location or context> (G)
Hierarchy of <single built works by location: topographical>
........................ <single built works by location: topographical> (G)
Hierarchy of earthworks (engineering works)
............................ earthworks (engineering works) (G)
Hierarchy of embankments
................................ embankments (G)
Hierarchy of levees
.................................... levees (G)

Additional Notes:
Dutch ..... Wordt gebruikt voor wallen die zijn gebouwd om overstroming van laaggelegen land tegen te houden. Gebruik 'dijken' voor wallen die zijn gebouwd langs rivieren of zeeën om overstromingen te beperken of te voorkomen. 
Spanish ..... Dique construido para prevenir la inundación de las capas inferiores del territorio. Para diques construidos para controlar o retener las crecidas de agua de los ríos o mares, use "dique (construcción para protección de crecidas)". 

Related concepts:
distinguished from ....  dikes
..................................  (flood protection works, <hydraulic structures by function>, ... Built Environment (hierarchy name)) [300170882]

Sources and Contributors:
flood walls............  [VP]
.......................  Random House Unabridged Dictionary (1993)
floodwalls............  [VP]
.......................  Avery Index (1963-)
.......................  Webster's Third New International Dictionary (1961)
levee............  [VP]
..............  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
levees............  [VP Preferred]
.................  Avery Index (1963-)
.................  Canadian Thesaurus of Construction Science and Technology (1978)
.................  Canadian Urban Thesaurus (1979)
.................  CDMARC Subjects: LCSH (1988-)
.................  Oxford English Dictionary (1989)
.................  Random House Unabridged Dictionary (1993)
.................  Roberts, Construction Industry Thesaurus (1976)
.................  Scott, Dictionary of Civil Engineering (1982)
.................  Stein, Construction Glossary (1980) 27
.................  Webster's Third New International Dictionary (1961)
muro de contención............  [CDBP-SNPC Preferred]
...................................  Moliner, Diccionario de uso del español (2004) II:415
muros de contención............  [CDBP-SNPC]
...................................  Comité, Plural del término en singular
rivierdijk............  [RKD, AAT-Ned]
.......................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
.......................  Van Dale groot woordenboek (1994)
rivierdijken............  [RKD, AAT-Ned Preferred]
.......................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
.......................  Van Dale groot woordenboek (1994)
walls, flood............  [VP]
.......................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
 
Subject: .....  [CDBP-SNPC, RKD, AAT-Ned, VP]
............  Van Dale groot woordenboek (1994)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Legacy AAT data
Dutch .......... [RKD, AAT-Ned]
.......... AAT-Ned (1994-)
.......... Van Dale groot woordenboek (1994)
Spanish .......... [CDBP-SNPC]
.......... TAA database (2000-)

 

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