from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Attributive form of sheet piling, noun.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A vertical, thin diaphragm formed by driving into the soil planking, timbers, or narrow iron or steel members, the edges of which are kept in close contact and sometimes grooved together, used for the purpose of confining or supporting the soil on one side of the sheet-piling when that on the other is removed by excavating. Also sheath-piling.


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