soldier beam

soldier beam

A steel section which is driven into the ground vertically; supports a horizontally sheeted earth bank.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
One delighted soldier beamed: "We were amazed that she was happy to muck in and have a decent feed."
A SOUTH Wales soldier beamed with pride as his bravery was praised by the Prince of Wales.