caisson


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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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Vessels present a water salute for the installation of the final caisson for Tuas Terminal Phase 1 reclamation in Singapore April 23, 2019.
"It's another load just to get the caisson out here," he said.
Pipetech's Active Caisson Management solution aims to drive cost efficiencies, whilst maintaining asset integrity throughout the lifecycle of the caisson.
Pipetech, the independent process system integrity specialist, has launched a new Active Caisson Management service following a number of recent projects with North Sea operators.
4 May 2017 - London, UK-based medical technology company LivaNova PLC (NASDAQ: LIVN) has acquired the remaining 49% outstanding interests in Minnesota, US-based clinical-stage medical device company Caisson Interventional, LLC, giving LivaNova 100% ownership in Caisson, the company said.
Une fois la victime prise en charge dans un centre de medecine hyperbare, elle sera decomprimee en caisson. Le caisson est compose de deux compartiments.
Caisson Biotech, a company that develops drug delivery systems, has chosen Pickwick Capital Partners a company that helps innovative companies in the lower middle-market with M&A and capital raising, to assist in the sale of the HEPtune drug-delivery platform, it was reported yesterday.
Caisson Biotech's HEPtune is a new half-life extension principle based on the conjugation of a naturally occurring heparosan polysaccharide coupled to active pharmaceutical ingredients, providing enhancement of therapeutics.
The arrival of the new tenants coincides with signifi-cant, ongoing investment at the business park, which was acquired at the end of 2015 by property firm Rockspring, in partnership with industrial asset specialist Caisson Investment Management.
Caisson Biotech, a provider of half-life extension and drug delivery, has established a global manufacturing partnership with CordenPharma, a full-service contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO) manufacturing APIs and drug products through a network of cGMP facilities across Europe and the U.S.
I WISH WE HAD THE MAINTENANCE FUNDS TO REPAIR THIS CAISSON RIGHT NOW.
ANSWERS: 1 The ohm; 2 A type of dance; 3 Russian; 4 A caisson; 5 The Denmark Strait; 6 Jeff Stelling; 7 Israel; 8 Simon de Montfort; 9 Evelyn Waugh; 10 Vulcan.
Over the last few months, some 27 tonnes of steel reinforcement have been fitted within the central caisson for the bridge, in readiness for a mass concrete pour that took place last week.
Yesterday, a spokesman said the caisson was "sitting within the limits expected for this stage of the operation".
Fourth, the composite breakwater consists of a rubble mound and a rigid and impermeable caisson. The caisson not only is applied by the hydrostatic water pressure at two lateral sides, but also is applied by the floating force on the bottom.