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Term No.Term NameTerm Description
5869Sand bank, Sand bank methodA covering of sand around and above structures built in the diversion channel to absorb most of the shock from the blast of the solid bulkheads and to.....
5663Sand blastingA cleaning process by applying sand mixed with air under pressure through jet on to a concrete or other surface. Sometimes used to prepare on layer of.....
3203Sand coreSand-filled depth in a bank to inhibit animals from burrowing......
6422Sand duneA sand wave of approximately triangular cross-section (in a vertical plane in the direction of flow), formed by moving wind or water, with gentle upst.....
5871Sand island methodA patented construction method used in streams for piers, etc., by forming a special island of sand in the stream to provide a stable footing through .....
4376Sand pump, Shell pump, or Sludger A long cylindrical tube fitted with a valve at the bottom and a plunger with a valve or valve-action leathers, and open at the top, used for raising u.....
3495Sand screensIn Egyptian terminology, silt devices built in the parent channel in front of intake regulators to deflect bottom sediment from entering the offtake c.....
6035Sand separationThe process of sorting aggregate particles by size......
5150Sand trapDevice, often a simple enlargement in a ditch, open channel, or pipe, for detaining sand and other heavy particles carried by water. May also include .....
3490Sand trap, Sand and gravel trapA device in a channel for arresting the sand, silt, etc., carried by the water, and generally including means of ejecting them from the system. When t.....
5512Sand-carrying capacity (lime mortar)The characteristic, expressed by the number of parts of sand that may be added to the lime without rendering the mortar too stiff to work well under t.....
8024Sand-carrying wells, or Sand boilsA concentrated outflow of groundwater where the velocity of the groundwater flow is so high that soil particles are transported, even in the upward di.....
8089SandbagA bag filled with sand, silt or earth used for closing of breaches, or to form a temporary check dam. Sometimes filled with concrete and used for the .....
8090Sandbag dikeEncircling a building, facility or settlement with sandbags......
1370SandingAccretion of sand......
5475Sandstones1 - Rocks of sedimentary origin that have resulted from the consolidation of sand and gravel beds that either contained the cementing substance or wer.....
3251Sandwich brick tile liningLining consisting of a layer of plaster on the subgrade and two layers of tiles with an impervious layer of cement mortar sandwiched in between......
1579Sandy riverRiver whose substratum consists of relatively smaller grains (with diameters less than 2mm) in a generally less wider granulometric study......
7256Sanitary landfillDisposal of solid wastes by burial beneath a cover of soil or regolith......
7259Sanitary landfill linerAn impermeable barrier, manufactured, constructed or existing in a natural condition, that is utilized to collect or contain leachate......
4097Sanitary protectionThe sum of those procedures, such as vaccination, food hygiene and stool sanitation of infected persons, and health inspection that protect inhabitant.....
7339Sanitary wastewaterThe water supply of a community after it has been used and discharged into a sewer......
7170SanitationControl of the physical factors in the human environment that can harm development, health or survival. The formulation and application of measures de.....
1559SaoThe name given to the whole work when the `peis` placed one above the other reach the required height (illustrated)......
6877SaprobicAssociated with dead or decaying organic matter......
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