piling

Definitions of piling
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n a column of wood or steel or concrete that is driven into the ground to provide support for a structure

Synonyms:
pile, spile, stilt
Types:
sheath pile, sheet pile, sheet piling
a pile in a row of piles driven side by side to retain earth or prevent seepage
Type of:
column, pillar
(architecture) a tall vertical cylindrical structure standing upright and used to support a structure

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