tilt-up

[ tilt-uhp ]
/ ˈtɪltˌʌp /

adjective Building Trades.

of or relating to a method of casting concrete walls on site in a horizontal position or preassembling wooden wall and partition frames, then tilting them up into their final position: tilt-up construction.

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Origin of tilt-up

First recorded in 1840–50; adj. use of verb phrase tilt up
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Example sentences from the Web for tilt-up

  • Over each hole you set a small contrivance called a "tilt-up."

    Fisherman's Luck|Henry van Dyke