Sentence Examples

  • And it is not only the perceptions of eye or ear which tell, but also the association of concepts behind these adits of the mind.
  • I and 2 illustrate the development of a metal-vein by two adits, two inclined shafts in the lode, and by a deep vertical shaft connected with the lode by horizontal cross cuts.
  • As already noted large pillars must always be left to protect shafts, adits and the more important mine-passages necessary for drainage, ventilation and the haulage of mineral.
  • Cars may thus be run through long adits or through branch gangways to some central point for making up into trains.
  • In mines that are worked from the outcrop by adits or day levels traction by locomotives driven by steam, compressed air or electricity is used to some extent.

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