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Definition: Pile cap
, n. [AS. p[=i]l arrow, stake, L. pilum javelin; but
cf. also L. pila pillar.]
1. A large stake, or piece of timber, pointed and driven into
the earth, as at the bottom of a river, or in a harbor
where the ground is soft, for the support of a building, a
pier, or other superstructure, or to form a cofferdam,
Note: Tubular iron piles are now much used.
2. [Cf. F. pile.] (Her.) One of the ordinaries or
subordinaries having the form of a wedge, usually placed
palewise, with the broadest end uppermost.
, a bridge of which the roadway is supported on
, a beam resting upon and connecting the heads of
, or Pile engine
, an apparatus for driving
down piles, consisting usually of a high frame, with
suitable appliances for raising to a height (by animal or
steam power, the explosion of gunpowder, etc.) a heavy
mass of iron, which falls upon the pile.
. See Lake dwelling
, under Lake
(Hydraul. Eng.), a thick plank used as a pile in
sheet piling. See Sheet piling
, under Piling
. See under Pneumatic
, one with a screw at the lower end, and sunk by
rotation aided by pressure.