Translation of underpinning in Spanish:

underpinning

Pronunciation: /ˌʌndərˈpɪnɪŋ; ˌʌndəˈpɪnɪŋ/

noun/nombre

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  • [Constr] apuntalamiento (masculine)
    More example sentences
    • All this will provide a solid underpinning for housing.
    • The river would create a problem of slow erosion and danger to the underpinning of other buildings in the site area.
    • Because of the way the original plotland homes were built, with shallow, often uneven, foundations, the only way to save the building is through extensive underpinning.

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