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sheet pile

Syllabification: sheet pile

Definition of sheet pile in English:

noun

A pile that is pressed or molded from sheet metal or vinyl so as to interlock with other such piles to form a retaining wall or other piling installation.
Example sentences
  • In these figures, the displacements of the steel sheet pile under the pressure of the liquefied backfill soil are illustrated at two points (A, and B).
  • We have a contractor on-site right now who is mobilized his equipment with the intent to drive sheet pile and close off the mouth of the 17th Street Canal and also the London and New Canal.
  • But the fact that the sheet pile was not deep enough to be an effective seepage cutoff, I think everybody agrees with that.

Derivatives

sheet-piling

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noun

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