Definition of Pillaring

1. Verb. (present participle of pillar#Verb pillar) ¹



2. Noun. (meteorology) Rapid rising of smoke clouds due to heat generated by burning munitions and/or existing convection currents. ¹

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Definition of Pillaring

1. pillar [v] - See also: pillar

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pillaring

pillaloo
pillar
pillar-biter
pillar-biters
pillar-box red
pillar box
pillar cells
pillar cells of Corti
pillar of Islam
pillar of iris
pillar of strength
pillar of the community
pillared
pillaret
pillarets
pillaring (current term)
pillarization
pillarize
pillarized
pillarizes
pillarizing
pillarless
pillarlike
pillars
pillars of fauces
pillars of fornix
pillars of the community
pillau
pillaus
pillbox

Literary usage of Pillaring

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1. Colliery Working and Management: Comprising the Duties of a Colliery Manager by Harrison Francis Bulman, Richard Augustine Studdert Redmayne (1906)
"The pillaring is usually kept 4 feet back from the face. If, when the hewer commences his work in the morning, he finds that the roof is only moderately ..."

2. Transactions by Ohio State Dental Society, American Ethnological Society, North of England Institute of Mining and Mechanical Engineers (1856)
"If to the above items be added the cost of pillaring in the face, making the twin-ways, waggon-ways, and air-ways, and pillaring on the sides of these, ..."

3. Practical Shipbuilding: A Treatise on the Structural Design and Building of by A. Campbell Holms (1918)
"The pillaring in way of the hatchways may be arranged in four distinct ways. ... The second method of arranging the pillaring is shown in Fig. ..."

4. The Mining Magazine (1857)
"Which comprises maintaining roads and airways, upon which, until they become settled, there is a great deal of heaving and lowering way, pillaring up stone ..."

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