pontooning

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

pontoon +‎ -ing

Noun[edit]

pontooning (uncountable)

  1. The art or process of constructing pontoon bridges.
    • 1905, The Royal Engineers Journal (volume 2, page 284)
      Recruits need do nothing more elaborate than trestle, single-lock, and double-lock bridges and barrel-pier rafts, but they should go through a prolonged course of pontooning.