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piling

noun

Definition of piling

  1. :  a structure of piles; also :  pile



15th Century

First Known Use of piling

15th century

Other Civil Engineering Terms

Rhymes with piling


PILING Defined for Kids

piling

noun pil·ing \ˈpī-liŋ\

Definition of piling for Students

  1. :  a supporting structure made of large stakes or pointed posts driven into the ground





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