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Record 1 2016-02-29

English

Subject field(s)
  • Mining Wastes
  • Lignite, Graphite and Coal Mining
DEF

Holing dirt or small coal made by kirving with a coal-cutting machine.

OBS

cuttings; holings; scuffings: terms rarely used in the singular (cutting; holing; scuffing).

Key term(s)
  • cutting
  • holing
  • scuffing

French

Domaine(s)
  • Déchets miniers
  • Exploit. de charbons fossiles autres que la tourbe
DEF

Menus de havage.

DEF

Déblais issus du forage.

OBS

Étymologie: de «haver».

OBS

havrits : terme rarement utilisé au singulier (havrit).

Key term(s)
  • havrit

Spanish

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