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cribwork

[krib-wurk] /ˈkrɪbˌwɜrk/
noun, Building Trades, Civil Engineering
1.
a system of cribs; cribbing.
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  • The tide gauge and staff were located on the south end of the easternmost bridge cribwork.
  • One concept would involve cribwork supported by flotation, open to the flow of river water.
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cribwork

/ˈkrɪbˌwɜːk/
noun
1.
another name for crib (sense 16)
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