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caisson

A casing or cylinder used to sink shafts into wet or unstable ground,or a watertight structure within which construction is conducted under water. Often used in bridge building;sometimes used in commercial construction.
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Conforme al contrato firmado en Madrid el 30 de agosto de 1637, el saboyano habia de hacerse cargo de la conduccion de las 133 sacas de lana lavada hasta el puerto de Alicante, donde su correspondiente, Juan Bautista Truco, deberia embarcarlas con destino a Venecia, consignadas a Francisco Taliacarne y Juan Francisco Cassion.
Aubourg, Rene, Henry Cassion and Roland Pierre (2004), "Rapport Final de l'Etude Sur l'Impact et la Viabilite d'un APE entre Haiti et l'UE", Turbo Group, Port-au-Prince, Haiti.
The best way to prevent filariasis and malaria is to avoid mosquitoes, Cassion said.
Cassion Castle Architects extend this emerging tradition with this live/work studio located on a very constrained site in an industrial alleyway that runs parallel to Bethnal Green Road in east London.
Tenders are invited for E Tender Enquiry In Single Bid System To Carryout Annual Survey And Provide Operational Certificate For Floating Cassion Gate In Workshop C Of East Yard, Mdl.