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berm

A small ledge or shoulder of dirt with some type of vegetation, designed to control water runoff, hide something unsightly such as a power substation, or provide a noise-control buffer between busy streets and residential areas.

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Baker, T., Bermes, E., Coyle, k., Dunsire, G., Isaac, A., Murray, P., y otros (2011).
The Appraisal Institute's blog, "Opinions of Value," was honored with a Bermes Creative Award from the Association of Marketing.
In the same vein, defective installation of a service unit gave rise to damages in Bermes v.
Wow them with winding roads or sidewalks, walls or water features, natural barriers and bermes, changes of texture in roads, gazebos, sculptures, mobiles, fountains, and other outdoor graphics or art.