tremie

noun trem·ie \ˈtremē\

Definition of tremie

plural

-s

  1. :  an apparatus for depositing and consolidating concrete under water consisting essentially of a tube of wood or sheet metal with a top in the form of a hopper and being usually handled by a crane

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Origin and Etymology of tremie

French trémie hopper, from Latin trimodia measure or vessel containing three modii, from tri- + modius


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