pointbearing pile

point-bearing pile

[point-bair-ing]
noun Engineering, Building Trades.
a pile depending on the soil or rock beneath its foot for support.
Compare friction pile.
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To pointbearing pile
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: pointal
Next Definition: pointblank
Words Near: pointbearing pile
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for pointbearing pile
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing pointbearing pile
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature