Definition of Adits

1. Noun. (plural of adit) ¹



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Definition of Adits

1. adit [n] - See also: adit

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Adits

adiposuria
adipous
adipoyl
adipoyls
adipsia
adipsias
adipsin
adipsous
adipsy
adipyl
adit
adits (current term)
aditus
aditus ad antrum
aditus ad aqueductum cerebri
aditus ad infundibulum
aditus ad saccum peritonei minorem
aditus glottidis inferior
aditus glottidis superior
aditus laryngis
aditus orbitae
adj
adj.
adjacence
adjacences

Literary usage of Adits

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1. Machinery for Metalliferous Mines: A Practical Treatise for Mining Engineers by Edward Henry Davies (1894)
"adits—Winding Barrels—Pumping Arrangements—Action of Pump—Plunger Pump—Pump Rods—Balance Bobs—Details of Pumping Lift—Quantity of Water delivered at Each ..."

2. Mineralogia Cornubiensis: A Treatise on Minerals, Mines, and Mining by William Pryce (1778)
"... the money the Tributor ought to have in the pound to earn a living. CHAP. v. Of Damps in Mines, and of Levelling and Dialling Mines, adits, &c. ..."

3. Handbook of Mining Details (1912)
"DRIVING adits AND DRIFTS Practical Considerations and Methods—Timbering—Special Types for Heavy Ground. PRACTICAL CONSIDERATIONS AND METHODS Fast Drifting. ..."

4. A Compilation of Spanish and Mexican Law: In Relation to Mines, and Titles by John Arnold Rockwell (1851)
"... the question must bu tried by the other justices, as may be noticed in the ordinances of Peru above referred to. CHAPTER XXVI. OP adits AND ..."

5. A Treatise on Metalliferous Minerals and Mining by David Christopher Davies (1892)
"... Small Shafts, adits, Shafts, and Levels along Lode, Sumps. A CURIOUS chapter might be written on the superstitious and magical means by which, ..."

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