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Mining

Of or pertaining to the process or business of extracting materials, such as ore or minerals, from the earth's crust.

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interwoven conveyor belt

Mining; General mining

A construction of conveyor belt similar to the solid woven type of belt and having the plies interwoven to the extent that it is impossible to separate them.

crib

Mining; General mining

A construction of timbering made by piling logs or beams horizontally one above another, and spiking or chaining them together, each layer being at right angles to those above and ...

contact vein

Mining; General mining

A contact deposit in vein form.

dye line print

Mining; General mining

A contact print that has largely replaced the blueprints.

detonator case

Mining; General mining

A container for carrying detonators in mines. It is so constructed that, when closed, a detonator or the leads of a detonator cannot come into contact with either the metal of the ...

bin

Mining; General mining

A container for storing material.

screen box

Mining; General mining

A container in which diamond screens are inserted and in which the material (diamond particles) that passes through a sieve or screen collects and is retained.