Definition of cut-and-cover in English:
A method of building a tunnel by making a cutting which is then lined and covered over: [as modifier]: a cut-and-cover tunnel
More example sentences
- 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.
Definition of cut-and-cover in:
- US English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Malaysia
Most popular in Pakistan