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tilt-up

[tilt-uhp] /ˈtɪltˌʌp/
adjective, Building Trades.
1.
of or relating 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 of tilt-up
1840-1850
1840-50; adj. use of verb phrase tilt up
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  • Over each hole you set a small contrivance called a "tilt-up."

    Fisherman's Luck Henry van Dyke

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