slip form
noun Date: 1949 a form that is moved slowly as concrete is placed during construction (as of a building or pavement)

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  • slip-form — «SLIHP FRM», noun, verb. –n. a steel form that is raised or moved in building or paving at the same time as concrete is added. –v.t. to build or pave by means of a slip form: »to slip form a bridge pier, to slip form a road …   Useful english dictionary

  • slip form — noun Etymology: slip (I) : a form that can be moved slowly as concrete placing progresses and that is used extensively in building tall storage bins and occasionally in widening existing pavements …   Useful english dictionary

  • slip form — Civ. Engin. a form into which concrete is poured that can be slowly moved and reused in construction, as of a pavement or a building. [1945 50] * * * …   Universalium

  • slip form — noun a mould in which a concrete structure is cast by filling the mould with liquid concrete and then continuously moving and refilling it at a sufficiently slow rate for the emerging part to have partially set …   English new terms dictionary

  • Slip forming — The Continuous poured, Continuously formed, or Slip formed construction method is a concrete construction technology that enables cast in place flawless (i.e. seamless) concrete members which have superior performance characteristics to piecewise …   Wikipedia

  • slip — 1. v. & n. v. (slipped, slipping) 1 intr. slide unintentionally esp. for a short distance; lose one s footing or balance or place by unintended sliding. 2 intr. go or move with a sliding motion (as the door closes the catch slips into place;… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Slip — Slip, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Slipped}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Slipping}.] [OE. slippen; akin to LG. & D. slippen, MHG. slipfen (cf. Dan. slippe, Sw. slippa, Icel. sleppa), and fr. OE. slipen, AS. sl[=i]pan (in comp.), akin to G. schleifen to slide, glide …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Slip-Slop-Slap — is the name for a health campaign in Australia exhorting people to slip on a shirt, slop on sunscreen, and slap on a hat when they go out into the sun in order to prevent skin cancer.cite web |url= http://www.theaustralian.news.com.au/story/0,2519… …   Wikipedia

  • Slip Jig — Die Jig (frz. gigue, fem.) oder der Jig (irisch an port, masc.), ist sowohl ein lebhafter Volkstanz der gesamten Britischen Inseln als auch die zugrundeliegende Melodie. Im 16. Jahrhundert ist er in England weit verbreitet, erst später wird er… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • slip — I. /slɪp / (say slip) verb (slipped or, Archaic, slipt, slipped, slipping) –verb (i) 1. to pass or go smoothly or easily; glide; slide: water slips off a smooth surface. 2. to slide suddenly and involuntarily, as on a smooth surface; to lose one… …   Australian English dictionary

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