back|fill

back|fill «BAK FIHL», verb, noun.
–v.t.
to refill (an excavation).
–n.
soil or other material used to backfill.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • back fill — A term of the construction business for filling an excavation with the same material as that removed in the excavating. Leo F. Piazza Paving Co. v Montrose, 141 Cal App 2d 226, 296 P2d 369 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • fill — back·fill·er; back·fill·ing; beam·fill·ing; fill; ful·fill; ful·fill·er; re·fill·able; ful·fill·ment; re·fill; ge·fill·te; …   English syllables

  • back — ahorse·back; apick·a·back; back; back·ber·end; back·bit·er; back·bone·less; back·coun·try; back·en; back·et; back·field; back·fill·er; back·fill·ing; back·fisch; back·friend; back·hand·ed; back·heel; back·less; back·lins; back·lot·ter; back·most; …   English syllables

  • back — n., adv., v., & adj. n. 1 a the rear surface of the human body from the shoulders to the hips. b the corresponding upper surface of an animal s body. c the spine (fell and broke his back). d the keel of a ship. 2 a any surface regarded as… …   Useful english dictionary

  • back — back1 [bak] n. [ME bak < OE baec; akin to ON bak, OHG bahho] 1. the part of the body opposite to the front; in humans and many other animals, the part to the rear or top reaching from the nape of the neck to the end of the spine 2. the… …   English World dictionary

  • Fill — Fill, v. i. 1. To become full; to have the whole capacity occupied; to have an abundant supply; to be satiated; as, corn fills well in a warm season; the sail fills with the wind. [1913 Webster] 2. To fill a cup or glass for drinking. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fill — may refer to:*Fill dirt, soil added to an area. *Fill (music), a short segment of instrumental music. *In textiles, the filling yarn is the same as weft, the yarn which is shuttled back and forth across the warp to create a woven fabric. *In… …   Wikipedia

  • Back — Back, v. i. 1. To move or go backward; as, the horse refuses to back. [1913 Webster] 2. (Naut.) To change from one quarter to another by a course opposite to that of the sun; used of the wind. [1913 Webster] 3. (Sporting) To stand still behind… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Fill power — is a measure of the loft or fluffiness of a down product that is loosely related to the insulating value of the down. The higher the fill power the more insulating air pockets the down has and the better insulating ability. Fill power ranges from …   Wikipedia

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