Definition of slipform in English:

slipform

Syllabification: slip·form
Pronunciation: /ˈslipˌfôrm
 
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noun

  • A mold in which a concrete structure of uniform cross section is cast by filling the mold with liquid concrete and then continuously moving and refilling it at a sufficiently slow rate for the emerging part to have partially set.
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    • Once each layer is complete, the slip form is moved up and the next layer is tamped until the wall is complete.
    • This mixture of straw and clay is most commonly packed into slip forms, creating walls that are essentially ‘rammed straw.’
    • To overcome these problems, the Directorate introduced the Slip Form method to build the superstructure of lighthouse towers.

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