Sheet piling
Piling Pil"ing, n. [See {Pile} a stake.] A series of piles; piles considered collectively; as, the piling of a bridge. [1913 Webster]

{Pug piling}, sheet piles connected together at the edges by dovetailed tongues and grooves.

{Sheet piling}, a series of piles made of planks or half logs driven edge to edge, -- used to form the walls of cofferdams, etc. [1913 Webster]


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  • Sheet piling — Sheet Sheet, n. [OE. shete, schete, AS. sc[=e]te, sc[=y]te, fr. sce[ a]t a projecting corner, a fold in a garment (akin to D. schoot sheet, bosom, lap, G. schoss bosom, lap, flap of a coat, Icel. skaut, Goth. skauts the hem of a garment);… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sheet piling — noun a pile in a row of piles driven side by side to retain earth or prevent seepage • Syn: ↑sheet pile, ↑sheath pile • Hypernyms: ↑pile, ↑spile, ↑piling, ↑stilt …   Useful english dictionary

  • sheet piling — noun a) A type of retaining wall used during construction by driving interlocking sheets of material into the ground. b) The material used to assemble a sheet pile retaining wall …   Wiktionary

  • sheet-piling — adjective noun …   Wiktionary

  • sheet piling — Смотри Шпунт …   Энциклопедический словарь по металлургии

  • Sheet — Sheet, n. [OE. shete, schete, AS. sc[=e]te, sc[=y]te, fr. sce[ a]t a projecting corner, a fold in a garment (akin to D. schoot sheet, bosom, lap, G. schoss bosom, lap, flap of a coat, Icel. skaut, Goth. skauts the hem of a garment); originally,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sheet bend — Sheet Sheet, n. [OE. shete, schete, AS. sc[=e]te, sc[=y]te, fr. sce[ a]t a projecting corner, a fold in a garment (akin to D. schoot sheet, bosom, lap, G. schoss bosom, lap, flap of a coat, Icel. skaut, Goth. skauts the hem of a garment);… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sheet lightning — Sheet Sheet, n. [OE. shete, schete, AS. sc[=e]te, sc[=y]te, fr. sce[ a]t a projecting corner, a fold in a garment (akin to D. schoot sheet, bosom, lap, G. schoss bosom, lap, flap of a coat, Icel. skaut, Goth. skauts the hem of a garment);… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Piling — Pil ing, n. [See {Pile} a stake.] A series of piles; piles considered collectively; as, the piling of a bridge. [1913 Webster] {Pug piling}, sheet piles connected together at the edges by dovetailed tongues and grooves. {Sheet piling}, a series… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sheet pile — sheet piling. one of a number of piles, usually flat, driven side by side to retain earth, etc., or to prevent seepage into an excavation. Also called sheath pile. [1835 45] * * * …   Universalium

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