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Pile caps (Pbpbvvmw)

Definition
The topmost pieces of a pier or a pile bent serving to distribute the loads upon the columns or piles and to hold them in their proper positions. (Source: AASHTO Glossary)
Broader Term
Piles (Supports) (Pbpbvvm)
Related Terms (Hierarchical)
Anchor piles (Pbpbvvmb)
Batter piles (Pbpbvvmd)
Bearing piles (Pbpbvvmg)
Sheet piling (Pbpbvvms)
Pile groups (Pbpbvvmv)