adit mine

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English-Chinese dictionary of mining (英汉矿业大词典). 2013.

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  • Adit — Ad it, n. [L. aditus, fr. adire, ?aitum, to go to; ad + ire to go.] 1. An entrance or passage. Specifically: The nearly horizontal opening by which a mine is entered, or by which water and ores are carried away; called also {drift} and {tunnel}.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adit — [ adɪt] noun an access or drainage passage leading horizontally into a mine. Origin C17: from L. aditus approach, entrance …   English new terms dictionary

  • adit — [ad′it] n. [L aditus, pp. of adire, to approach < ad , to + ire, to go: see EXIT] an approach or entrance; specif., an almost horizontal passageway into a mine …   English World dictionary

  • Adit — Gated entrance of an abandoned adit near Medford, Oregon, USA …   Wikipedia

  • Mine exploration — This article is about visiting mines. For searching for minerals, see Mineral exploration. Mine exploration is a hobby in which people visit abandoned mines, quarries, and sometimes operational mines. Enthusiasts usually engage in such activities …   Wikipedia

  • adit — /ad it/, n. 1. an entrance or a passage. 2. Also called entry. Mining. a nearly horizontal passage leading into a mine. 3. an approach or access. [1595 1605; < L aditus an approach, equiv. to ad AD + i (s. of ire to go) + tus suffix of v. action] …   Universalium

  • mine — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. lode, vein, deposit; open pit, burrow, excavation; explosive, bomb; source, treasure trove. See concavity, store. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. my own, belonging to me, possessed by me, mine by right,… …   English dictionary for students

  • adit — noun /ˈædɪt/ A horizontal or nearly horizontal passage from the surface into a mine as contrasted to a shaft which is a vertical entry passage. An adit may be used for ventilation, haulage, drainage, or other purposes. The Old Mine is currently… …   Wiktionary

  • mine — n 1. colliery, excavation, well, pit; open pit, strip mine, quarry; lode, vein, deposit, U.S. bonanza. 2. wealth, abundance, gold mine, fund; source, store, storehouse, treasury, reservoir, repository. 3. explosive, Inf. ashcan, depth charge;… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • adit — noun Etymology: Latin aditus approach, from adire to go to, from ad + ire to go more at issue Date: 1602 a nearly horizontal passage from the surface in a mine …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • adit — ad·it || ædɪt n. entrance (especially horizontal passage into mine) …   English contemporary dictionary

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