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Caisson

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Caisson (French for "box") may refer to. [1]

11 relations: Caisson (Asian architecture), Caisson (engineering), Caisson (lock gate), Caisson lock, Coffer, Decompression sickness, Deep foundation, Edward Sperling, Kazon, Khe Sanh, Limbers and caissons.

Caisson (Asian architecture)

The Caisson, also referred to as a caisson ceiling, or spider web ceiling, in East Asian architecture is an architectural feature typically found in the ceiling of temples and palaces, usually at the centre and directly above the main throne, seat, or religious figure.

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Caisson (engineering)

In geotechnical engineering, a caisson is a watertight retaining structure used, for example, to work on the foundations of a bridge pier, for the construction of a concrete dam, or for the repair of ships.

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Caisson (lock gate)

A caisson is a form of lock gate.

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Caisson lock

The caisson lock was invented in the late 18th century as a solution to the problem posed by the excessive demand for water when conventional locks were used to raise and lower canal boats through large height differences.

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Coffer

A coffer (or coffering) in architecture is a series of sunken panels in the shape of a square, rectangle, or octagon in a ceiling, soffit or vault.

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Decompression sickness

Decompression sickness (DCS; also known as divers' disease, the bends, aerobullosis, or caisson disease) describes a condition arising from dissolved gases coming out of solution into bubbles inside the body on depressurisation.

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Deep foundation

A deep foundation is a type of foundation that transfers building loads to the earth farther down from the surface than a shallow foundation does to a subsurface layer or a range of depths.

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Edward Sperling

Edward J Sperling (1889 – July 22, 1946), born Ezra Sperling, was a 20th-century writer, humourist, and Zionist.

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Kazon

The Kazon are a fictional alien race in the Star Trek franchise.

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Khe Sanh

Khe Sanh is the district capital of Hướng Hoá District, Quảng Trị Province, Vietnam, located 63 km west of Đông Hà.

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Limbers and caissons

A limber is a two-wheeled cart designed to support the trail of an artillery piece, or the stock of a field carriage such as a caisson or traveling forge, allowing it to be towed.

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Caisson (disambiguation), Caisson sinking, Caissons, Cassion.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Caisson

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