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THICKNESS CONTINUITY [1 record]

Record 1 1989-06-05

English

Subject field(s)
  • Mining Operations
CONT

A drill information shows thickness continuity to the north into the mountain. [Maybe it should read: "shows thickness AND continuity ...].

OBS

"Underground exploration": the driving of advance exploring headings and up-and-down boring to establish the continuity and thickness of coal seams or other mineral deposits.

OBS

"Thickness": as used in mine subsidence, the thickness of a bed or seam of mineral is the distance from its roof to its floor, measured at right angles to the plane of stratification.

OBS

"Thickness": "épaisseur", "puissance".

OBS

"Thickness" (mineable): "puissance exploitable".

OBS

"Thickness of coal seam": "puissance d'une veine de charbon".

OBS

"Thickness of layer": "épaisseur de couche".

OBS

"Thick seam":"couche puissante".

OBS

"Continuity": "continuité".

OBS

"Continuous vein": "filon continu".

French

Domaine(s)
  • Exploitation minière
OBS

D'une veine, d'une filon, d'un couche.

OBS

Autres possibilités de traduction, selon le contexte : "couche puissante continue", "couche d'épaisseur continue" (ou "filon puissant continu", "filon d'épaisseur continue", ou peut-être encore "continuité ET la puissance").

OBS

"Puissance" : épaisseur d'une couche, d'un filon, d'un amas, mesurée perpendiculairement aux épontes.

Spanish

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