Meaning of PILING in English



Pilings are wooden, concrete, or metal posts which are pushed into the ground and on which buildings or bridges are built. Pilings are often used in very wet areas so that the buildings do not flood.

...bridges set on stone ~s.

= pile

N-COUNT: usu pl

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