pis'e work
Pis'e Pi`s['e]", n. [F. pis['e], from piser to stamp, pound, L. pisare.] (Arch.) A species of wall made of stiff earth or clay rammed in between molds which are carried up as the wall rises; -- called also {pis['e] work}. --Gwilt. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Pis'e — Pi s[ e] , n. [F. pis[ e], from piser to stamp, pound, L. pisare.] (Arch.) A species of wall made of stiff earth or clay rammed in between molds which are carried up as the wall rises; called also {pis[ e] work}. Gwilt. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • e|pis´te|mo|log´i|cal|ly — e|pis|te|mo|log|i|cal «ih PIHS tuh muh LOJ uh kuhl», adjective. of or having to do with epistemology: »Einstein s work has changed our whole concept of physics and its epistemological background (Bulletin of Atomic Scientists).… …   Useful english dictionary

  • e|pis|te|mo|log|i|cal — «ih PIHS tuh muh LOJ uh kuhl», adjective. of or having to do with epistemology: »Einstein s work has changed our whole concept of physics and its epistemological background (Bulletin of Atomic Scientists). –e|pis´te|mo|log´i|cal|ly, adverb …   Useful english dictionary

  • E|pis|tle — «ih PIHS uhl», noun. 1. a letter. Epistles are usually long, instructive letters written in formal or elegant language. SYNONYM(S): See syn. under letter. (Cf. ↑letter) 2. a literary work, usually in verse, written in the form of a letter. ╂[< …   Useful english dictionary

  • e|pis|tle — «ih PIHS uhl», noun. 1. a letter. Epistles are usually long, instructive letters written in formal or elegant language. SYNONYM(S): See syn. under letter. (Cf. ↑letter) 2. a literary work, usually in verse, written in the form of a letter. ╂[< …   Useful english dictionary

  • List of QI episodes (E series) — infobox tvseason season name = QI Series E caption = dvd release date = country = UK network = BBC first aired = 21 September 2007 last aired = 14 December 2007 num episodes = 13 prev series = Series D next series = Series F|This is a list of… …   Wikipedia

  • Software development effort estimation — is the process of predicting the most realistic use of effort required to develop or maintain software based on incomplete, uncertain and/or noisy input. Effort estimates may be used as input to project plans, iteration plans, budgets, investment …   Wikipedia

  • Sistema Controllo Marcia Treno — (SCMT) is a discontinuous train Cab signalling system used in Italy. It shares many features with the Ripetizione Segnali (RS) system, the two systems co existing and working together. The main purpose of SCMT is to control the respect of the… …   Wikipedia

  • Poland — /poh leuhnd/, n. a republic in E central Europe, on the Baltic Sea. 38,700,291; ab. 121,000 sq. mi. (313,400 sq. km). Cap.: Warsaw. Polish, Polska. * * * Poland Introduction Poland Background: Poland is an ancient nation that was conceived around …   Universalium

  • a — acar·a·pis; ac·a·ri·a·sis; ac·a·ri·a·sis; ac·a·ri·na; ac·a·ri·nar·i·um; ac·a·rine; ac·a·ri·nol·o·gy; ac·a·ri·no·sis; ac·a·ro·ce·cid·i·um; ac·a·roid; ac·a·rol·o·gist; ac·a·rol·o·gy; ac·a·ro·pho·bia; ac·a·rus; acat·a·lep·sy; acat·a·lex·is;… …   English syllables

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”