Definition of Sheet piling

1. Noun. A pile in a row of piles driven side by side to retain earth or prevent seepage.

Exact synonyms: Sheath Pile, Sheet Pile
Generic synonyms: Pile, Piling, Spile, Stilt



Definition of Sheet piling

1. Noun. A type of retaining wall used during construction by driving interlocking sheets of material into the ground. ¹

2. Noun. The material used to assemble a sheet pile retaining wall. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sheet Piling

sheet-metals
sheet-piling
sheet anchor
sheet bend
sheet cake
sheet erosion
sheet glass
sheet iron
sheet lighting
sheet lightning
sheet metal
sheet metals
sheet music
sheet of paper
sheet pile
sheet piling (current term)
sheet pizza
sheet protector
sheet rock
sheet web
sheete
sheeted
sheeter
sheeters
sheetfed
sheetful
sheetfuls
sheetier
sheetiest
sheeting

Literary usage of Sheet piling

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1. Foundations of Bridges and Buildings by Henry Sylvester Jacoby, Roland Parker Davis (1914)
"It is practically used for the same purpose as timber sheet-piling but the results secured by it are much more certain. Only one wall is often required to ..."

2. Handbook of Building Construction: Data for Architects, Designing and by George Albert Hool, Nathan Clarke Johnson (1920)
"Steel sheet piling.—Where one or more sub-basements are to be built adj heavy building, and the earth under its foundations must not be disturbed, ..."

3. Handbook of Cost Data for Contractors and Engineers: A Reference Book Giving by Halbert Powers Gillette (1910)
"In order to make the cofferdam ready for pumping out a 6-in. x 8- In. waling piece was bolted to the Inside of the sheet piling and braces placed across ..."

4. Handbook of Building Construction: Data for Architects, Designing and by George Albert Hool, Nathan Clarke Johnson (1920)
"Wooden Sheet-piling.—The old method was to set 1 or 2-in. plank's, and aa the men excavated, to drive these planks into the ground, holding them in place ..."

5. The Civil Engineer's Pocket-book by John Cresson Trautwine (1919)
"The tops of the sheet piling project »bout a loot above the sills, ... Beyond these posts the sheet piling P extends :is high as the top of the posts, ..."

6. The Civil Engineer's Pocket-book by John Cresson Trautwine (1894)
"A third sill, S2, of the same length as S, and S3, is then laid behind the sheet piling ; and the two sills S, and S, and the sheet piling P are then ..."

7. A Practical Treatise on Sub-aqueous Foundations: Including The Coffer-dam by Charles Evan Fowler (1914)
"So that the following paper on Metal Sheet-piling, published in 1836, will doubtless prove of great interest to engineers, il not of considerable value: ..."

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