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Pronunciation: [pˈa͡ɪlɪŋ] (IPA)

Piling, also known as driving piles, is the process of setting deep foundation elements into the ground. Some synonyms for piling include deep foundation, pier footing, column footing, and pile foundation. Piling is commonly used in construction to provide strong and stable support for buildings, bridges, and other structures. Other synonyms include driven pile, cast-in-place pile, and helical pier. Piling is typically made from wood, concrete, or steel, and is driven into the ground using heavy machinery such as pile drivers or vibratory hammers. This critical process ensures the stability and strength of the foundation of the structure being built.

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Usage examples for Piling

For a while it seemed to him that whole clouds of sand were burying him; afterwards that all the camels were piling on his head,-and he fell asleep.
"In Desert and Wilderness"
Henryk Sienkiewicz
In the course of another hour they reported four men inside; in another hour seven men were inside, and the others were piling up the blocks, cut with knives from the interior.
"My Attainment of the Pole"
Frederick A. Cook
They'll sure get piling up.
"The Greater Power"
Harold Bindloss W. Herbert Dunton

Famous quotes with Piling

  • When our most important issue is the debt that we're piling on our children and grandchildren, I think it's pretty helpful to have someone in the U.S. Senate who has actually managed billions of dollars and knows how to cut billions of dollars.
    Carly Fiorina
  • Knowledge is a process of piling up facts; wisdom lies in their simplification.
    Martin Henry Fischer
  • I hate American simplicity. I glory in the piling up of complications of every sort. If I could pronounce the name James in any different or more elaborate way I should be in favor of doing it.
    Henry James
  • Paul Simon started piling up a lot of words, more than the bar could handle, and I stopped!
    Joni Mitchell
  • Education is not the piling on of learning, information, data, facts, skills, or abilities - that's training or instruction - but is rather making visible what is hidden as a seed.
    Thomas Moore

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