Noun Concept
Categories: Articles with short description, Naval architecture, Dams by type, Caissons
caisson  cofferdam  pneumatic caisson  Caisson foundation  Caisson wall
Large watertight chamber used for construction under water WordNet 3.0
water transport
A cofferdam is an enclosure built within a body of water to allow the enclosed area to be pumped out. Wikipedia
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. Wikipedia
A temporary enclosure used during dam construction Wikipedia Disambiguation
A sealed underwater structure Wikipedia Disambiguation
temporary construction preventing water passage Wikidata
An enclosure from which water can be expelled, in order to give access to underwater areas for engineering works etc. Wiktionary
Enclosure from which water can be expelled. Wiktionary (translation)
A temporary watertight structure that is pumped dry to enclose an area underwater and allow construction work on a ship, bridge, or rig to be carried out; a caisson. Wiktionary
Temporary watertight structure. Wiktionary (translation)