acroter


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acroter

(əˈkrəʊtə; ˈækrətə)
n
(Architecture) architect a plinth bearing a statue, etc, at either end or at the apex of a pediment
[C18: from French, from Latin acroterium, from Greek akrōtērion summit, from akros extreme]
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The work concerns the construction of the main structure of the chairlift of the charmieux-chinaillon chairlift and consists of: -the realization of the earthworks from the platforms developed by the lot no 28 (excavations and platforms under pavements) -the realization foundations (concrete cleanliness, large concrete, footings, pavements and external walkway) -the construction of vertical structures (walls, acroters and poles) -the construction of horizontal structures (slabs and beams) -the construction of various structures (gutters , thresholds and supports) -the realization of the networks under pavements and the periphery of the buried walls-the insulation of the buried walls and the mechanical protection of their sealing forming drainage