slipform

verb
slip·​form | \ ˈslip-ˌfȯrm How to pronounce slipform (audio) \
slipformed; slipforming; slipforms

Definition of slipform

 (Entry 1 of 2)

transitive verb

: to construct with the use of a slip form

slip form

noun

Definition of slip form (Entry 2 of 2)

: a form that is moved slowly as concrete is placed during construction (as of a building or pavement)

First Known Use of slipform

Verb

1962, in the meaning defined above

Noun

1949, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of slipform was in 1949

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slip/fall through the net

slipform

slip form

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“Slipform.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/slipform. Accessed 2 Oct. 2022.

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