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Definition of "caissons" [caissons]

  • Plural form of caisson. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "caissons" in a sentence
  • "Then in August 2006, a city inspector examining a key part of the foundation known as the caissons discovered the plot of land wasn't solid enough to support design."
  • "The caissons were the foundations of the great work, quite literally and figuratively, as everyone working with Roebling in Brooklyn was aware."
  • "The tunnelers work in what are called caissons to which they have access through an air lock."