pipe pile

pipe pile

[′pīp ‚pīl]
(civil engineering)
A steel pipe 6-30 inches (15-76 centimeters) in diameter, usually filled with concrete and used for underpinning.
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pipe pile

1. A pipe section heavy enough to be driven without a mandrel, 1 having its lower end either open or closed; after the pipe is driven to its final position, it is filled with concrete.
2. A pipe (either close-ended or open-ended) which serves as a pile.
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