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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Large watertight chamber used for construction under water; A chest to hold ammunition; A two-wheeled military vehicle carrying artillery ammunition; An ornamental sunken panel in a ceiling or dome..

Usage examples (22)
  • In the army song, we sing about a caisson.
  • -- With engraving of caisson for deepening the river.
  • Fig. 56 shows the arrangement in detail at one caisson.
  • The pieces were put into a caisson, and the orders executed. for more
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