Sentence Examples

  • She didn't write down the license info—she skips that stuff unless the place is crowded.
  • The ground is transferred in trucks to the shaft where it is automatically tipped into skips holding 96 cubic ft.
  • Skips are sometimes of very large capacity, holding 5, 7, and even 10 tons of ore; such are used, for example, in several shafts at Butte, Montana, in the Lake Superior copper district, and in South Africa.
  • - Ore and water skips mining cage and car for gold for inclined shaft.
  • At a few mines special man-cages are operated in separate compartments by their own engines for handling part of the men, and for tools, supplies, &c. For inclined shafts, where the mineral is hoisted in skips, the operation of raising and lowering men may not be so simple.

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