Definition of earth fill in English:

earth fill

noun

  • 1An embankment of compacted earth.

  • 2A composite material used in construction, comprising a mixture of soil, gravel, broken rock, etc.

  • 3Archaeology. Fill composed of earth.

Origin

Late 19th century. From earth + fill. Compare rock-fill.

Pronunciation

earth fill

/ˈəːθ fɪl/