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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 break·wa·ter /ˈbrekˌwɔtɚ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Break·wa·ter n. Any structure or contrivance, as a mole, or a wall at the mouth of a harbor, to break the force of waves, and afford protection from their violence.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a protective structure of stone or concrete; extends from
          shore into the water to prevent a beach from washing away
          [syn: groin, groyne, mole, bulwark, seawall, jetty]