pile driver


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pile driver

n.
A machine that drives a pile by raising a weight between guideposts and dropping it on the head of the pile.

pile′ driv`er


n.
a machine for driving piles, usu. composed of a tall framework in which either a weight is raised and dropped on a pile head or in which a steam hammer drives the pile.
[1765–75]
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Noun1.pile driver - a machine that drives piling into the groundpile driver - a machine that drives piling into the ground
machine - any mechanical or electrical device that transmits or modifies energy to perform or assist in the performance of human tasks
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The land is on a floodplain and the pile driver was being used to hammer giant steel girders vertically into the ground.
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Liam Hearn was on target twice for the visitors in the opening 40 minutes, and although Josh Wilson pulled one back for the Linnets two minutes before the interval with a 35-yard pile driver, Hearn sealed the points for Solihull by completing his hat-trick 20 minutes from the end.
The giant keeper denied defender Sean Morrison with a fingertip save following an Anthony McNamee cross in the eighth minute, before keeping out Michael Timlin's pile driver.
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