tilt up

tilt-up

[tilt-uhp]
adjective Building Trades.
of or pertaining to a method of casting concrete walls on site in a horizontal position or preassembling wooden wall and partition frames, then tilting them up into their final position: tilt-up construction.

Origin:
1840–50; adj. use of verb phrase tilt up

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