shoring

[n] - the act of propping up with shores
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Shoring

Shoring is a beam or timber, propped up against a structure to provide support.
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Shoring

A temporary support erected in a trench or other excavation to support the walls from caving in.
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Shoring

shoring is temporary support, traditionally in timber, now often in steel, which acts in the same way as a buttress. There are three basic types, a 'dead shore' which is a vertical post used to support a beam; a 'flying shore' is a brace fixed above ground level between the wall of buildin...
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Shoring

Shor'ing noun 1. The act of supporting or strengthening with a prop or shore. 2. A system of props; props, collectively.
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shoring

shoring up noun the act of propping up with shores
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Shoring

• (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Shore • (n.) A system of props; props, collectively. • (n.) The act of supporting or strengthening with a prop or shore.
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shoring

form of prop or support, usually temporary, that is used during the repair or original construction of buildings and in excavations. Temporary ... [2 related articles]
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shoring

shoring, placing of props or braces, called shores, against or beneath a structure for support. Shoring is often used to stabilize a building when it is to undergo structural modification or repair. Commonly made of timbers measuring 12 in. (30.5 cm) by 12 in., shores are placed in an inclined posit...
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Shoring

Shoring is the process of supporting a building, vessel, structure, or trench with shores (props) when in danger of collapse or during repairs or alterations. Shoring comes from shore a timber or metal prop. Shoring may be vertical, angled, or horizontal. == Techniques == ===Buildings=== Raking Shores consist of one or more timbers sloping between...
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