Definition of Backfilling

1. Verb. (present participle of backfill) ¹



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Definition of Backfilling

1. backfill [v] - See also: backfill

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Backfilling

backends
backer
backers
backest
backet
backets
backfall
backfalls
backfield
backfields
backfile
backfile conversion
backfiles
backfill
backfilled
backfilling (current term)
backfills
backfire
backfired
backfires
backfiring
backfisch
backfische
backfit
backfits
backfitted
backfitting
backflip
backflipped
backflipping

Literary usage of Backfilling

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1. Earthwork and Its Cost: A Handbook of Earth Excavation by Halbert Powers Gillette (1920)
"In case the excavated material is clay, which in the opinion of the engineer is too wet to enable solid backfilling by tamping, the excavated wet clay and ..."

2. Excavation by Allen Boyer McDaniel (1919)
"backfilling machine operating on FC Austin Co.) sewer trench. ... During the last 5 years (1913- 18), several backfilling machines have been put on the ..."

3. The Improvement of Rivers: A Treatise on the Methods Employed for Improving by Benjamin Franklin Thomas, David Alexander Watt (1913)
"backfilling. (See p. 383.) Paving.—The space behind the land wall and between ... This dike reduces the flow over the backfilling somewhat and thus assists ..."

4. Handbook of Construction Equipment: Its Cost and Use by Richard Turner Dana (1921)
"The Dragline backfilling Machine. The wheel type without traction is made in the smaller sizes. It is designed to be drawn Fig. 19. ..."

5. Official Proceedings for the Annual Convention by American Society for Municipal Improvements (1907)
"backfilling TRENCHES. By George C. Warren, President Warren Bros. Co., Boston, Mass. It is pleasing to note that recent issues of engineering periodicals ..."

6. Proceedings of the ... Annual Convention of the American Society of (1907)
"backfilling TRENCHES. By George C. Warren, President Warren Bros. Co., Boston, Mass. It is pleasing to note that recent issues of engineering periodicals ..."

7. American Sewerage Practice by Leonard. Metcalf, Harrison Prescott Eddy (1915)
"The cost of picking, shovelling, backfilling, and hauling surplus material to the dump, however, will be closely proportional to the quantity of material ..."

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