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Stilts are poles, posts or pillars used to allow a person or structure to stand at a height above the ground. Walking stilts are poles equipped with steps for the feet to stand on, and straps to attach them to the legs, for the purpose of walking while elevated above a normal height. In flood plains, and on beaches or unstable ground, buildings are often constructed on stilts to protect them from damage by water, waves or shifting soil or sand. Stilts have been used for many hundreds of years.
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My bar is 18 feet up on stilts.
Ambition is but avarice on stilts and masked.
If it does turn out to be a runway, China will have three airstrips that can carry any plane the PLA (People's Liberation Army) has to offer, all of these places have gone from being outposts on stilts to full islands, potentially with airstrips, within the space of a year or just over a year.
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