Definition of cut-and-cover in English:
A method of building a tunnel by making a cutting, which is then lined and covered over.
- The line that runs beneath 41st Street was constructed later using cut-and-cover as well as tunneling techniques.
- The architects of later pyramids ensured that there was adequate access to underground chambers by using cut-and-cover techniques rather than tunnelling.
- The cut-and-cover lines are so much more pleasant than the deep-down tracks.
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