Underpinning


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underpinning

[′ən·dər‚pin·iŋ]
(civil engineering)
Permanent supports replacing or reinforcing the older supports beneath a wall or a column.
Braced props temporarily supporting a structure.
(mining engineering)
Building up the wall of a mine shaft to join that above it.

Underpinning

The rebuilding or deepening of the foundation of an existing building to provide additional or improved support, as the result of an excavation in adjoining property that is deeper than the existing foundation.

underpinning

The rebuilding or deepening of the foundation of an existing building to provide additional or improved support, e.g., additional support required as a result of a new excavation in adjoining property which is deeper than the existing foundation.
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