soil mechanics

noun plural but singular or plural in construction

Definition of soil mechanics

: the study of the physical properties and utilization of soils especially in planning foundations for structures and subgrades for highways

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“Soil mechanics.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/soil%20mechanics. Accessed 29 Jul. 2021.

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