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mineshaft

EnglishEdit

Schematic of headframe
1. hoist
2. cable
3. wheel
4. sheer
5. false edge
6. hoistroom
7. mineshaft

NounEdit

mineshaft (plural mineshafts)

  1. A vertical hole through the strata to reach the mineral which is being mined.

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