Definition of Pilework

1. foundations made of piles [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pilework

pilements
pilenta
pilentum
pilentums
pileorhiza
pileorhizae
pileous
pileous gland
piler
pilers
piles
pileum
pileup
pileups
pileus
pilework (current term)
pileworks
pileworm
pilewort
pileworts
pilfer
pilferable
pilferage
pilferages
pilfered
pilferer
pilferers
pilferies
pilfering
pilferproof

Literary usage of Pilework

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1. Harbours and Docks: Their Physical Features, History, Construction by Leveson Francis Vernon-Harcourt (1885)
"Importance, Objects; pilework Foundations; Well Foundations; Concrete-block Foundations; Compressed-Air Foundations; Pressure on Walls; Width in proportion ..."

2. Harbours and Docks: Their Physical Features, History, Construction by Leveson Francis Vernon-Harcourt (1885)
"Importance, Objects; pilework Foundations; Well Foundations; Concrete-block Foundations;'Compressed-Air Foundations; Pressure on Walls; Width in proportion ..."

3. Principles and Practice of Harbour Construction by William Shield (1895)
"... upon sand—Curved profiles—Mud—pilework foundation—Founding upon gravel—Founding upon clay—Founding upon rubble mounds. VERTICAL breakwaters, with which ..."

4. Notes on Construction in Mild Steel: Arranged for the Use of Junior by Henry Fidler (1907)
"... second class—Accessories of jetties—Exposure and " fetch "—Height of deck—Details of pilework as influenced by conditions of soil or sea bottom—Modes of ..."

5. Notes on Construction in Mild Steel: Arranged for the Use of Junior by Henry Fidler (1907)
"... second class—Accessories of jetties—Exposure and " fetch "—Height of deck—Details of pilework as influenced by conditions of soil or sea bottom—Modes of ..."

6. Proceedings by American Society of Civil Engineers (1905)
"Two dikes with curved ends, of pilework, were built in the vicinity of Nebraska City. It was expected that, in such form, the flow about their ends would be ..."

7. North Coast of France Pilot: Including the Channel Islands by United States Hydrographic Office (1915)
"This pier is prolonged by a submersible dike about 500 yards long, composed of rough stonework for 150 yards and continued in strong pilework the remainder ..."

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