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1. The act or operation of propping with shores.
2. A system of supporting shores.
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shor•ing(ˈʃɔr ɪŋ, ˈʃoʊr-)
a number or system of shores for steadying or supporting a wall, a ship in drydock, etc.
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|Noun||1.||shoring - 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|
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