concrete caisson sinking

concrete caisson sinking

[′käŋ‚krēt ′kā‚sän ‚siŋk·iŋ]
(civil engineering)
A shaft-sinking method similar to caisson sinking except that reinforced concrete rings are used and an airtight working chamber is not adopted.
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