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an ornamental sunken panel in a ceiling or dome

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a two-wheeled military vehicle carrying artillery ammunition

a chest to hold ammunition

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large watertight chamber used for construction under water

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Contract notice: aoo waste transportation and caisson rental
Target: Chevron/ Gulf of Mexico assets/170 active wells, 70 platforms, 70 caissons and other offshore structures in on the GOM Outer Continental Shelf and in Louisiana state waters
The caissons let ships pass through different water levels between docks and the tidal River Mersey.
I WISH WE HAD THE MAINTENANCE FUNDS TO REPAIR THIS CAISSON RIGHT NOW.
Transportation Minister Binali Yyldyrym, who was present during the sinking of the caissons, stated that by mid-2015, the ystanbul-Bursa part of the project will be completed.
Metal boxes, or caissons, were attached to side and filled with water
In order to prevent foundation settlement, the company recommends the use of piers, piles or caissons to strengthen a foundation.
The project would feature 238 giant airtight chambers known as caissons, each 75m wide, linked to 1,026 turbines across the estuary.
The project would feature 238 giant airtight chambers known as Caissons, each 75 metres wide, linked to 1,026 turbines across the estuary.
Fabricating the large caisson clamps is a permanent solution consisting of installing three piles next to the SIRI subsea storage tank and connecting them to the caissons with the fabricated clamps including cable stays.
Most multi-legged structures can be completed in less than a day with caissons taking less than an hour once the vessel is on location.
Following the consultation with MGB and the architect, the engineering team of DeNardis Engineering designed a new foundation supported by mini caissons with pile caps.
Composite repairs can restore and refurbish pipes and pipelines (including elbows, tees, nozzles and other configurations), tanks, pressure vessels, caissons, platform decks and other structures, typically to pressures of 200 barg and temperatures of 210A[degrees]C, with a design life that can be up to 20 years or more.
The mass of the building is supported by 421 concrete caissons that extend through the clays to indurated till or bedrock.