trenching machine

trenching machine

[′trench·iŋ mə‚shēn]
(mechanical engineering)
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They include a commission from the China National Offshore Oil Corporation (COOEC) to build the world's largest subsea trenching machine. Scheduled for delivery next year, it will be the most efficient subsea oil and gas pipeline trencher in the world.
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Trenching for irrigation projects can be completed by hand or through the use of rented trenching machines. If access provides for a trenching machine, lengths of more than 100 feet that include primarily long straight runs will be more efficiently excavated by machine (Figure 15-3).