shoring


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shor·ing

 (shôr′ĭng)
n.
1. The act or operation of propping with shores.
2. A system of supporting shores.

shor•ing

(ˈʃɔr ɪŋ, ˈʃoʊr-)

n.
a number or system of shores for steadying or supporting a wall, a ship in drydock, etc.
[1490–1500]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.shoring - a beam or timber that is propped against a structure to provide supportshoring - a beam or timber that is propped against a structure to provide support
beam - long thick piece of wood or metal or concrete, etc., used in construction
2.shoring - the act of propping up with shores
supporting, support - the act of bearing the weight of or strengthening; "he leaned against the wall for support"
Translations

shoring

n
(= supporting beams)Stützbalken pl
(supporting of wall etc)Abstützen nt
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