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backfill

In construction and excavation work,to fill something with additional dirt.When building foundation walls or retaining walls,one excavates a space large enough to build the walls and provide a comfortable work space,and then backfills with additional rock and dirt afterward.

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7 billion in vehicle license fee backfill payments to cities and counties.
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After puddling, add enough backfill to level the soil.
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Dig a hole about six inches wider than the root ball and a few inches deeper; place some loose dirt and peat moss at the bottom of the tree; backfill the hole with a mix of peat moss and dirt.