Cut and fill


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cut and fill

[¦kət ən ′fil]
(civil engineering)
Construction of a road, a railway, or a canal which is partly embanked and partly below ground.
(geology)
Lateral corrosion of one side of a meander accompanied by deposition on the other.
A sedimentary structure consisting of a small filled-in channel.
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Cut and fill

Excavating soil from one area of a site and depositing it on a different area, to change the grades in accordance with a landscaping or foundation plan.
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cut and fill

The process of excavating, moving the excavated material to another location, and using it as fill, 1.
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