geotechnical

adjective
geo·​tech·​ni·​cal | \ ˌjē-ō-ˈtek-ni-kəl How to pronounce geotechnical (audio) \

Definition of geotechnical

: of or relating to geotechnical engineering

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This year, the company went back to provide more geotechnical testing and consulting for a communications facility that is being expanded on the island, including the construction of new radar antennas. Carina Julig, The Denver Post, "Denver-based firm goes to work in the middle of the Indian Ocean," 2 Aug. 2019 Carr was also implored to mention a paintball club in Alabama, a hip-hop store in Arizona, a geotechnical drilling company in Florida and a doughnut shop in Fremont. Jon Becker, The Mercury News, "Derek Carr makes generous offer for HBO’s ‘Hard Knocks’ series," 18 July 2019 The overall development was approved many years ago by the city and appropriate geotechnical studies conducted at the time, Neyer said. Sheila Vilvens, Cincinnati.com, "Harrison residents evacuated after landslide, MSD investigating sewer backups," 18 June 2019 The Times reported in 2015 that Millennium's geotechnical consultant concluded an earthquake fault was probably located deep beneath the property, roughly following the path shown on the state's earthquake fault map. Roger Vincent, latimes.com, "Controversial $1-billion Hollywood high-rise project relaunched by developer," 12 Apr. 2018 The city won’t issue a permit to start foundation work until further geotechnical reports are complete. Tim Logan, BostonGlobe.com, "On eve of planning board vote, Winthrop Square tower still has opponents," 16 May 2018 That design process kicked off in April with topographic surveys and geotechnical field work at hundreds of damage sites around the county. Staff Report, Houston Chronicle, "Harris County Flood Control District begins drive on $84 million hurricane repair program," 27 Apr. 2018 The most updated financial details show developers paying $1.23 million in impact fees and getting a reimbursement of $4 million from the city for geotechnical work. Mary Shanklin, OrlandoSentinel.com, "Sanford Heritage Park work to start in 2018," 9 Oct. 2017 During this phase, Harris County residents may see workers out along the bayous and channels with survey and geotechnical boring equipment. Staff Report, Houston Chronicle, "Harris County Flood Control District begins drive on $84 million hurricane repair program," 27 Apr. 2018

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1947, in the meaning defined above

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