drawhole


drawhole
/draw"hohl'/, n. Mining.
a funnel-shaped vertical opening cut at the bottom of a stope, which permits the loading of ore into conveyances in the passageways below. Also called glory hole, mill hole.
[DRAW + HOLE]

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  • drawhole — /draw hohl /, n. Mining. a funnel shaped vertical opening cut at the bottom of a stope, which permits the loading of ore into conveyances in the passageways below. Also called glory hole, mill hole. [DRAW + HOLE] …   Useful english dictionary

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