Noun(1) an ornamental sunken panel in a ceiling or dome(2) a two-wheeled military vehicle carrying artillery ammunition(3) a chest to hold ammunition(4) large watertight chamber used for construction under water
(1) He sailed to the raid in HMS Campbeltown and landed by jumping over the ship's bow onto the caisson to conduct demolition work ashore.(2) The caisson has been constructed inside a ‘cofferdam’ - a box-like structure built of pilings and a concrete floor.(3) We saw the bronze of a Civil War general on horseback, soldiers hanging onto an artillery caisson clattering to his side.(4) A massive 7,000-tonne concrete caisson has replaced the temporary steel coffer dam, and three cranes - one of ten tonnes, two of 25 tonnes - were transported across Five Basin to Nine Dock by floating crane.(5) The port consisted of a series of caissons forming the outside wall, with various pontoons and jetties inside, mainly following the design of a bailey bridge (big meccano).(6) The caissons were huge hollow reinforced concrete blocks that were floated across the channel and then sunk when in position.(7) The 25-m - long x 10-m-wide caissons travelled on pontoons before being sunk into place.(8) The seal course at the bottom of the caissons is 8 m thick and required about 6,000 m³ of underwater concrete.(9) Some 30 million ft of lumber and 1 million steel reinforcing rods supported the original Wacker Drive, with about 600 caissons excavated to an average of 95 ft.(10) It's a combined highway and transit construction project and requires drilling foundation caissons in areas with underground utilities.(11) The housing consists of prefabricated concrete caissons which are inset in the lagoon floor and contain service tunnels and machinery.(12) These were noticed first among men in new industrial applications: tunnelling below water and working in caissons .(13) Graves were everywhere; dead soldiers and horses lay unburied; and destroyed wagons and caissons littered the area.(14) The buttresses rise from caisson caps, each covering six concrete caissons .(15) Concrete grade beams spanning between the caissons were used to accommodate external envelope conditions and elevator pits.(16) While most of the army's accomplished horsemen served in the Cavalry, the Field Artillery used horses to draw its caissons , and officers needed to learn to ride adroitly.
1. ammunition chest ::
2. cofferdam ::
3. coffer ::
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