shoring

Definitions of shoring
1

n a beam or timber that is propped against a structure to provide support

Synonyms:
shore
Type of:
beam
long thick piece of wood or metal or concrete, etc., used in construction

n the act of propping up with shores

Synonyms:
propping up, shoring up
Type of:
support, supporting
the act of bearing the weight of or strengthening

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