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Pile cap

a reinforced or mass concrete connecting beam cast around the head of a group of piles enabling it to act as a single unit to support the imposed load


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  • Piled

    [pahyld] /paɪld/ adjective 1. having a , as velvet and other fabrics. [pahyl] /paɪl/ noun 1. an assemblage of things laid or lying one upon the other: a pile of papers; a pile of bricks. 2. Informal. a large number, quantity, or amount of anything: a pile of work. 3. a heap of wood on […]

  • Pile-driver

    noun 1. a machine for driving piles, usually composed of a tall framework in which either a weight is raised and dropped on a pile head or in which a steam hammer drives the pile. 2. a person who operates such a machine. 3. a person who hits or attacks forcefully or powerfully. 4. Wrestling. […]

  • Pile-fender

    noun 1. . noun 1. a pile, usually one of a group, set beside ferry slips, wharves, etc., to guide approaching vessels and driven so as to yield slightly when struck in order to lessen the shock of contact. noun 1. an upright, usually freestanding, pile driven into the sea bed or a riverbed beside […]

  • Pile into

    Move in a disorderly group into, crowd into, as in The team piled into the bus. The related expression pile in takes no object, as in Jack opened the car door and yelled, “Pile in!” [ First half of 1800s ]

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