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CROWN PILLAR [1 record]

Record 1 1999-10-09

English

Subject field(s)
  • Mine Passages
OBS

crown: The curved roof of a tunnel.

OBS

pillar: An area of coal or ore left to support the overlying strata or hanging wall in a mine.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Galeries et soles (Mines)
OBS

pilier : (mines) Partie de gisement abandonnée, temporairement ou définitivement, pour soutenir le toit d'une excavation souterraine.

OBS

couronne : (mines) plafond d'une galerie.

Spanish

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