Translation of backfill in Spanish:


rellenar, v.

Pronunciation /ˈbakfɪl//ˈbækfɪl/

transitive verb

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    • The contractor digs a small hole down about 18 ft., places a 12-in.-diameter slotted pipe in the hole, and backfills it with 0.75-in. washed rock.
    • Finally we backfilled the hole and went to the house to clean up.
    • Mine plans called for the hole to be backfilled - they were going to fill it with waste rock mixed with cement, making the vein just as accessible as it had been.
    • If soil excavation is used for remediation, a pond or topographic feature that will become an eye-pleasing part of the course can be created instead of backfilling the excavation.
    • Atkinson backfilled his tunnel with excavation spoil bulked by imported material.
    • The excavated ground is used for backfilling a low area at the end of the runway for the purpose of lengthening it.
    • The time is rapidly approaching when we will be ready to line the hole with polythene before backfilling and tidying the area prior to planting.
    • Walls are usually braced a few days after forms have been stripped and before backfilling operations begin.
    • His bucket-equipped compact track loader makes money backfilling basements, cutting out driveways and sidewalks, and performing final landscape grading.
    • She backfilled the planting hole with soil and replanted her clump of irises, which bloomed beautifully the following season.
    • To prevent movement of the box, the space between it and the wall of the excavation should be backfilled.
    • Two 42-inch diameter pipes were installed in shaft No. 1 and the shaft was backfilled around the pipes with concrete.
    • If a retaining wall is designed as a gravity wall, it can be backfilled relatively early.
    • Once the excavation is complete, the trackway will be backfilled with earth again, as this is the best way to preserve the timbers.
    • The steps were first excavated by local farmers in 1946, but were quickly backfilled for fear that sheep would fall down the hole.
    • The excavated soil should be mixed with well-rotted organic matter or a tree-planting compost before backfilling the hole.
    • They are building the box drains higher than the lots, and they are not backfilling the area.
    • Cracks can also result from backfilling foundations before they have sufficient strength to resist the forces generated by the backfill.
    • There is a possibility that the holes were backfilled.
    • This multipurpose tool can be used for more than backfilling a trench or grading a job site.


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    relleno masculine