Trench

Science / Geology / Trench: A long and narrow deep trough in the sea floor: interpreted as marking the line along which a plate bends down into a subduction zone.

Trench Poetry

Entertainment / Literature / Trench Poetry: Poetry and songs written by both common soldiers and professional poets focusing on the disillusionment, suffering, and ethical dismay these individuals felt at their involvement in World War I. The p MORE

Joint Trench

Business / Construction / Joint Trench: When the electric company and telephone company dig one trench and 'drop' both of their service lines in. MORE

Lateral

Business / Construction / Lateral: The underground trench and related services (i.e., electric, gas, telephone, sewer and water lines) that will be buried within the trench. MORE

Gas Lateral

Business / Construction / Gas Lateral: The trench or area in the yard where the gas line service is located, or the work of installing the gas service to a home. MORE

Electric Lateral

Business / Construction / Electric Lateral: The trench or area in the yard where the electric service line (from a transformer or pedestal) is located, or the work of installing the electric service to a home. MORE

Backfill

Business / Construction / Backfill: The replacement of excavated earth into a trench around or against a basement /crawl space foundationwall. MORE

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