Definition of Tremie

1. n. An apparatus for depositing and consolidating concrete under water, essentially a tube of wood or sheet metal with a hooperlike top. It is usually handled by a crane.



Definition of Tremie

1. Noun. A device used to pour concrete underwater. ¹

2. Noun. An apparatus used for depositing concrete in an aquatic environment, usually a tube of sheet metal with a hooper-like top generally handled by a crane. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Tremie

1. a device for concreting under water [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tremie

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tremie (current term)
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Literary usage of Tremie

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1. General Specifications for Concrete and Reinforced Concrete: Including by Jerome Cochran (1913)
"A wadding (say) of cement sacks shall be placed in the tremie on top of ... Concrete shall be discharged into the tremie hopper and on top of the wadding. ..."

2. Manual by American Railway Engineering Association (1921)
"The concrete may be passed through a vertical tube or tremie reaching down to ... In this case the tremie should be kept filled with concrete at all times, ..."

3. Practical Treatise on Limes, Hydraulic Cements, and Mortars: Containing by Quincy Adams Gillmore (1872)
"An upward and downward motion of the tremie, by which, in conjunction with the column of concrete in the shaft, the materials are compressed as they issue ..."

4. The Design of Highway Bridges of Steel, Timber and Concrete by Milo Smith Ketchum (1920)
"The concrete is deposited through a vertical tube or "tremie" reaching ... The tremie should be kept filled and the flow of concrete should be continuous. ..."

5. Concrete Inspection: A Manual of Information and Instructions for Inspectors by Charles Shattuck Hill (1909)
"Depositing Through tremie.—A tremie is a tube of wood or sheet metal long ... See that the tremie is filled full before allowing any concrete to flow out at ..."

6. Masonry: A Short Text-book on Masonry Construction by Malverd Abijah Howe (1915)
"To use the tremie, it is first lowered until the bottom is sealed, and then the water inside the tremie is displaced by concrete. When the tremie is full of ..."

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