the branch of civil engineering that deals with the mechanical behavior of soil and similar materials when they are compressed or sheared or when liquids flow through them.
(functioning as sing) the study of the physical properties of soil, esp those properties that affect its ability to bear weight, such as water content, density, strength, etc
noun 1. a pipe carrying wastes from toilets and sometimes from waste pipes. Compare waste pipe (def 2). noun 1. a pipe that conveys sewage or waste water from a toilet, etc, to a soil drain or sewer
noun 1. pedology1 .
noun, Plumbing. 1. a vertical soil pipe.
noun 1. a stain. noun (archaic) 1. the act of soiling or the state of being soiled 2. a stain or blot