back propping

back propping

The placing of timbers, usually set in a diagonal or oblique position, to hold a wall in place.
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CCL designed the PT slabs to carry the construction load of the upper slab during casting which allows the contractor to use only one set of formwork, doing away with any back propping.
Possibly she hoped treatment would work and she would be back propping up the bar and shouting at Ken before we knew it.
The Wearsiders had chances to kill the game off but could not take them but, while West Ham applied pressure in the second half, they barely tested Black Cats goalkeeper Craig Gordon - and now find themselves back propping up the Premier League.
Boston are back propping up the league after a 3-1 home defeat to Cambridge at York Street.