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excavated earth [1 record]

Record 1 1998-08-13

English

Subject field(s)
  • Earthmoving
  • Excavation (Construction)
  • Waste Management
CONT

[Construction and demolition wastes] include a variety of rejected matter such as excavated earth, stones ....

OBS

A common method of classifying excavation is to associate it with the type of excavated material: topsoil, earth, rock, muck, and unclassified.

CONT

An excess of soil cut was kept on site to make this toboggan and ski hill.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Terrassement
  • Fouilles (Construction)
  • Gestion des déchets
DEF

(Terre de fouilles) Terre utilisée pour faire des buttes ou créer quelques reliefs au jardin d'ornement; elle provient bien souvent de travaux de construction et n'est pas de grande qualité; elle convient à des cultures peu exigeantes.

CONT

Les solutions sont (...) fondées sur un principe de compensation : les terres de déblai utilisées en remblai permettent pour un faible cubage manipulé d'accentuer la dénivellation.

CONT

(...) les terres déblayées peuvent être réemployées en remblais.

Key term(s)
  • terres enlevées

Spanish

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