shoring

Definitions of shoring
  1. noun
    a beam or timber that is propped against a structure to provide support
    synonyms: shore
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    type of:
    beam
    long thick piece of wood or metal or concrete, etc., used in construction
  2. noun
    the act of propping up with shores
    synonyms: propping up, shoring up
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    type of:
    support, supporting
    the act of bearing the weight of or strengthening
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