To sheet-pile
Pile Pile, v. t. To drive piles into; to fill with piles; to strengthen with piles. [1913 Webster]

{To sheet-pile}, to make sheet piling in or around. See {Sheet piling}, under 2nd {Piling}. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • sheet|pile — «SHEET PYL», noun. a piling formed of thick planks driven between the main piles of a cofferdam or other hydraulic work to retain or to exclude water: »The cofferdams are basically a series of interlocking cells filled with sand and walled by… …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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

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

  • Pile — Pile, v. t. To drive piles into; to fill with piles; to strengthen with piles. [1913 Webster] {To sheet pile}, to make sheet piling in or around. See {Sheet piling}, under 2nd {Piling}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pile driver — A pile driver is a mechanical device used to drive piles into soil to provide foundation support for buildings or other structures. The term is also used in reference to members of the construction crew that work with pile driving rigs.One… …   Wikipedia

  • 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

  • Pile — Pile, n. [AS. p[=i]l arrow, stake, L. pilum javelin; but cf. also L. pila pillar.] 1. A large stake, or piece of timber, pointed and driven into the earth, as at the bottom of a river, or in a harbor where the ground is soft, for the support of a …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pile bridge — Pile Pile, n. [AS. p[=i]l arrow, stake, L. pilum javelin; but cf. also L. pila pillar.] 1. A large stake, or piece of timber, pointed and driven into the earth, as at the bottom of a river, or in a harbor where the ground is soft, for the support …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pile cap — Pile Pile, n. [AS. p[=i]l arrow, stake, L. pilum javelin; but cf. also L. pila pillar.] 1. A large stake, or piece of timber, pointed and driven into the earth, as at the bottom of a river, or in a harbor where the ground is soft, for the support …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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