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

Definition of geotechnical

: of or relating to geotechnical engineering

Examples of geotechnical in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In fact, the recent Carnegie agreement allowed the city to retain market studies, surveys and geotechnical reports that will be forwarded to a future developer. John Benson, cleveland, "Lakewood talking with CASTO about developing former hospital site," 18 Nov. 2020 This work will include gathering geotechnical data, developing preliminary designs and planning for stormwater management, airport manager Mark Myers said at the meeting. Angela Roberts,, "Carroll County Regional Airport gets green light to move forward in runway expansion project," 24 Oct. 2020 Construction on Birch Grove Primary School started at the beginning of this year and as construction was underway, geotechnical engineers tested the soil and deemed it inadequate to support the new building., "Community News For The Stafford Edition," 8 Oct. 2020 During construction, PRIME AE Group and their subconsultants handled the site civil and geotechnical work associated with both the force main and pump station contracts, as well as daily construction observation., "Community News For The Wethersfield Edition," 2 Oct. 2020 Munoz is a senior project manager at Intertek PSI, which conducts geotechnical and materials testing. Krista Torralva,, "Longtime Somerset ISD trustee draws two opponents in school board race," 1 Oct. 2020 Upstream dams can perform safely, particularly in places with dry climates and few earthquakes, says David Williams, a geotechnical engineer at the University of Queensland, St. Lucia. Warren Cornwall, Science | AAAS, "Catastrophic failures raise alarm about dams containing muddy mine wastes," 20 Aug. 2020 Other subcontractors will be engaged for hydraulic modeling, landscape architecture and geotechnical/soil work. Beth Mlady, cleveland, "Engineering begins for Big Creek Parkway detention basins project," 25 June 2020 The Portland Bureau of Transportation made a geotechnical assessment and worked on the hillside most of Friday. oregonlive, "Portland metro Monday traffic: Eastbound W. Burnside remains closed for slide," 27 Jan. 2020

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First Known Use of geotechnical

1947, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for geotechnical

geo- + technical entry 1, after French géotechnique

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10 Dec 2020

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“Geotechnical.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Jan. 2021.

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