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Adit   Listen
Adit

noun
1.
A nearly horizontal passage from the surface into a mine.






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"Adit" Quotes from Famous Books



... the Day Spring shaft had proved a costly venture, and had so far failed to lay bare any traces of payable milling ore. Still, the redoubtable Colonel continued with his usual tenacity, and was now driving an adit into the range side to strike the quartz reef at ...
— Lorimer of the Northwest • Harold Bindloss



Words linked to "Adit" :   mine, passage



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