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backfill material

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  • backfill — [bak′fil΄] vt., vi. to refill (an excavation) as with earth, etc. previously removed n. material used in refilling an excavation …   English World dictionary

  • backfill — /ˈbækfɪl/ (say bakfil) noun 1. the material used to refill an excavation or support the roof of a worked mine. 2. sand or earth placed behind timber, steel, or concrete linings in mine shafts or tunnels. 3. Building Trades material used to refill …   Australian English dictionary

  • backfill — verb Date: 1908 transitive verb to refill (as an excavation) usually with excavated material intransitive verb to backfill an excavation • backfill noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • backfill — 1. verb a) To refill a hole with the material dug out of it. The company backfilled Joes position after he was terminated. b) To refill an excavation unit to restore the former ground surface and or to preserve the unit and make it recognizable… …   Wiktionary

  • backfill — verb refill (an excavated hole) with the material dug out of it. noun material used for backfilling …   English new terms dictionary

  • backfill — I. ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ transitive verb Etymology: back (II) + fill : to replace earth in (as a trench or the open space around a foundation wall); also : to refill (as an excavation) with any material II. noun ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • backfill — /bak fil /, n. 1. material used for refilling an excavation. v.t. 2. to refill (an excavation). [1950 55; BACK2 + FILL] * * * …   Universalium

  • backfill — back•fill [[t]ˈbækˌfɪl[/t]] n. 1) civ material used for refilling an excavation 2) civ to refill (an excavation) • Etymology: 1950–55 …   From formal English to slang

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