cut and fill

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cut and fill

The process of contouring land to more easily develop it, accomplished after clearing and grubbing.

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Specialist company Geo-Rope, who worked on the rockfall netting for the A83, were contracted to carry out the rock cut, working from ropes securely anchored to the rock face.
Apart from soils, a traditionally-taught engineer can't chip away at a rock cut with a hammer and assess the strength value of a rock face.
With his customary turn of pace, which has set him apart from Europe's one-milers this season, The Rock cut through the field.
Jerry Beckett and his wife, Gill, who'd traveled here from East Anglia, England, were a few steps from their car on a walking path near Rock Cut when Jerry remarked to a fellow tourist: ``I was reading a guidebook that said you can't see anything of this park without leaving the road.
The 9-2 chance was held up in rear as Get Real and Wave Rock cut out an early gallop which had some of their rivals off the bridle.
In July 1995, the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) investigated an outbreak in which 12 children who had gone swimming at a bathing beach in Rock Cut State Park in northern Illinois became ill with E.
Yesterday, though, just 24 hours after the Bank's cautious Inflation Report, Northern Rock cut its mortgage rate by 0.
About 1 mile from the entry gate, hikers reach a rock cut to the east, signed Rattlesnake Gulch Trail.
Highway 72 intersection with Rock Cut Road west of Gurley.
The place is filled with ancient monolithic sculptures, rock cut caves, ruins of prayer and meditation halls, bricks build structural edifices, resting places on the twin hills of Bojjanna Konda and Lingala Konda.
China Rock cut out much of the running under Ruby Walsh, while Andrew Lynch opted to bide his time on Sizing Europe, who was taking a big step up in trip.