tremie


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tremie

(ˈtrɛmɪ)
n
(Civil Engineering) civil engineering a large metal hopper and pipe used to distribute freshly mixed concrete over an underwater site. The foot of the pipe is kept below the concrete level, while the upper level of the concrete in the pipe is kept above the water level to prevent the water diluting the concrete
[C20: from French, from Italian tramoggia, from Latin trimodia a three-peck measure]
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the permanent repair includes the installation of a mechanical seal and construction of a tremie slab over the existing 90 plug valve structure.
Il est prevu dans ce cadre la realisation de 8 stations d'arret, la construction d'un ouvrage d'art dedie au tramway [beaucoup moins que]Pont sur l'avenue Ain Houala[beaucoup plus grand que], de 390 metres de longueur, 7,5m de hauteur et de 11,8 m de largeur, et d'une tremie.
The foundation system is comprised of adfreeze piles, driven piles, and tremie grout piles to accommodate different soil and loading conditions.
Ainsi, il a ete suggere de deplacer les abris-bus implantes a la sortie de la tremie de la cite Belhadj, qui seraient a l'origine de la perturbation de la circulation routiere au niveau de la RN-79, empruntee quotidiennement par des milliers d'automobilistes en partance vers la nouvelle ville Ali-Mendjeli.
The Deep Foundations Institute (DFI) and European Federation of Foundation Contractors (EFFC) have released a free download of their recent Best Practice Guide to Tremie Concrete for Deep Foundations.
Ce jardin forme une alveole de 6 metres de haut par 9 metres de large et 7 metres de profond ventilee par une grande tremie de 15 metres carres de section; l'alveole est une prise d'air: l'inmueble est comme une inmense eponge qui prendrait de l'air: l'inmueble respire", p.
The final sealing was accomplished by a process know as tremie.
engrener2 que se dio por extension del verbo original engrener1: "mettre du grain dans la tremie d'un moulin" (TLFi).
809 players have appeared in at least one game for Houston through 2013, ranging from Chris Tremie (who caught a single inning but never batted) to Craig Biggio (who batted 12,504 times as an Astro).
Concrete for a pier of the H-shaped column was poured using two small tremie pipes smaller than general tremie pipes of 250~300 mm in a diameter because of the section shape.
To combat this, Dooley Mack hired divers to assist in the installation of the building's concrete pilings and support systems before a 4-foot thick concrete seal slab was poured at the base of the excavation utilizing the tremie method.
The plant material consisted of three standard cultivars (Recital, Record, Ritmo), 11 parents (Arche, Audace, Castan, Renan, Sideral, Soissons, Thesee, Tremie, VM014, VM201, VM202), and 270 breeding lines.