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cut and cover method

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  • cut and cover — A method of constructing a tunnel by making an open cutting, arching it over, and covering in • • • Main Entry: ↑cut …   Useful english dictionary

  • cut-and-cover — /kut n kuv euhr/, n. a method for digging a tunnel, laying pipe, etc., by cutting a trench, constructing the tunnel or laying the pipe in it, and covering with the excavated material. [1830 40] * * * …   Universalium

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  • tunnels and underground excavations — ▪ engineering Introduction        Great tunnels of the world Great tunnels of the worldhorizontal underground passageway produced by excavation or occasionally by nature s action in dissolving a soluble rock, such as limestone. A vertical opening …   Universalium

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