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  • n. A type of retaining wall used during construction by driving interlocking sheets of material into the ground.
  • n. The material used to assemble a sheet pile retaining wall.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a series of piles made of planks or half logs driven edge to edge, -- used to form the walls of cofferdams, etc.
  • n.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a pile in a row of piles driven side by side to retain earth or prevent seepage

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