escape shaft

noun

a shaft in a mine through which miners can escape if the regular shaft is blocked

Nearby words

  1. escape notice,
  2. escape pipe,
  3. escape rhythm,
  4. escape road,
  5. escape routine,
  6. escape velocity,
  7. escape wheel,
  8. escaped ventricular contraction,
  9. escapee,
  10. escapement

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