slip form


noun Civil Engineering.

a form into which concrete is poured that can be slowly moved and reused in construction, as of a pavement or a building.

Nearby words

  1. slip,
  2. slip a cog,
  3. slip carriage,
  4. slip casting,
  5. slip flow,
  6. slip gauge,
  7. slip hook,
  8. slip joint,
  9. slip of the lip,
  10. slip one's mind

Origin of slip form

First recorded in 1945–50

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