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Caisson

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  1. (engineering) An enclosure, from which water can be expelled, in order to give access to underwater areas for engineering works etc.
  2. The gate across the entrance to a dry dock.
  3. Template:Nautical A floating tank that can be submerged, attached to an underwater object and then pumped out to lift the object by buoyancy; a camel.
  4. Template:Military A two-wheeled, horse-drawn military vehicle used to carry ammunition (and a coffin at funerals).
  5. Template:Military A large box to hold ammunition.
  6. (architecture) A variant of coffer.

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Caisson m. (plural Caissons)

  1. box

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