drawhole

[ draw-hohl ]
/ ˈdrɔˌhoʊl /

noun Mining.

a funnel-shaped vertical opening cut at the bottom of a stope, which permits the loading of ore into conveyances in the passageways below.

Nearby words

  1. drawee,
  2. drawer,
  3. drawer sign,
  4. drawerful,
  5. drawers,
  6. drawing,
  7. drawing account,
  8. drawing board,
  9. drawing card,
  10. drawing chisel

Origin of drawhole


Also called glory hole, mill hole.

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