piling


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pil·ing

 (pī′lĭng)
n.
1. See pile2.
2. The act of driving piles.
3. Piles considered as a group.
4. A structure composed of piles.

piling

(ˈpaɪlɪŋ)
n
1. (Civil Engineering) the act of driving piles
2. (Civil Engineering) a number of piles
3. (Building) a structure formed of piles

pil•ing

(ˈpaɪ lɪŋ)

n.
1. a mass of building piles considered collectively.
2. a structure composed of piles.
[1400–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.piling - a column of wood or steel or concrete that is driven into the ground to provide support for a structurepiling - a column of wood or steel or concrete that is driven into the ground to provide support for a structure
pillar, column - (architecture) a tall vertical cylindrical structure standing upright and used to support a structure
sheath pile, sheet pile, sheet piling - a pile in a row of piles driven side by side to retain earth or prevent seepage
Translations

piling

[ˈpaɪlɪŋ] N (= post) → pilote m

piling

n (= posts)Pfähle pl
References in classic literature ?
Before long they neared the Black Pit, where a busy swarm of Mangaboos, headed by their Princess, was engaged in piling up glass rocks before the entrance.
At once the Mangaboos began piling up the rocks of glass again, and as the little man realized that they were all about to be entombed in the mountain he said to the children:
In the first place, they dug deep holes in the snow, piling it up in ramparts to windward as a protection against the blast.
There was a space between the chests and the wall, and into this he forced the corpse, piling the discarded robes upon it until it was entirely hidden from sight; but now how was he to make good his escape in the bright glare of that early Spring day?
M2 PRESSWIRE-August 1, 2019-: Global $6.47Bn Piling Machine Market Analysis to 2024
, showcased their dynamic expertise in the field of pile construction through successful completion of the piling project of TRI ZEN project, ahead of the schedule.
Major screw piles market players profiled in the report are Almita Piling Inc., Hubbell Incorporated, TorcSill Foundations LLC, Earth Contact Products, GoliathTech Corporation, Pier Tech Systems LLC, Supportworks, Inc., and Magnum Piering Inc.
Elson, Piling Engineering, Wiley, New York, NY, USA, 3rd edition, 2009.
Brown, "Experiences with base-grouted drilled shafts in the South-eastern United States," in Proceedings of 10th International Conference on Piling and Deep Foundations, pp.
Determining the impacts of pile burning on soil health is complex because of the wide variability in how piles are constructed and distributed within a harvest area, amount of biomass to dispose, piling method, species composition, and pile location.
Fellenius, "Ground vibrations from pile and sheet pile driving, Part 1-building damage," in Proceedings of the International Conference on Piling and Deep Foundations, pp.