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tunnel excavation [1 record]

Record 1 1986-12-15

English

Subject field(s)
  • Excavation (Construction)
CONT

Tunnel excavation is limited in width ... and in depth or height; it is carried out completely underground. Tunnel excavation, or tunneling, is not generally considered under the heading of "general excavation" ...

French

Domaine(s)
  • Fouilles (Construction)
DEF

[...] fouille [...] qui, exécutée sous terre, nécessite l'emploi d'étais conjointement à l'avancement des terrassements.

CONT

Le creusement d'un tunnel [...] nécessite un autre type de fouille exécutée non pas à ciel ouvert, mais sous terre : c'est une fouille en galerie.

Spanish

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