crosscut

  1. a diagonal path
  2. a route shorter than the usual one

crosscut

[adj] - cut or used for cutting crosswise or across the grain 2. [n] - a diagonal path 3. [v] - cut using a crosscut
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Crosscut

Cross'cut` (-kŭt`) transitive verb To cut across or through; to intersect.
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Crosscut

Cross'cut` noun 1. A short cut across; a path shorter than by the high road. 2. (Mining) A level driven across the course of a vein, or across the main workings, as from one gangway to another. Crosscut saw . (a) A saw, the teeth of which are so set as to ada...
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crosscut

noun a diagonal path
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crosscut

cut across verb cut using a diagonal lines
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Crosscut

• (n.) A short cut across; a path shorter than by the high road. • (n.) A level driven across the course of a vein, or across the main workings, as from one gangway to another. • (v. t.) To cut across or through; to intersect.
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crosscut

(from the article `mining`) ...haulage, ventilation, or exploration. A drift running parallel to the ore body and lying in the footwall is called a footwall drift; drifts driven ...
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Crosscut

A passageway driven between the entry and its parallel air course or air courses for ventilation purposes. Also, a tunnel driven from one seam to another through or across the intervening measures; sometimes called 'crosscut tunnel', or 'breakthrough'. In vein mining, an entry perpendicular to the vein.
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Crosscut

A horizontal tunnel driven perpendicular to the main direction of a vein.
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Crosscut

A horizontal underground drive developed perpendicular to the strike direction of the stratigraphy
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CROSSCUT

Sails in which the panels of cloth run perpendicular to the leech.
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Crosscut

A horizontal opening driven from a shaft and (or near) right angles to the strike of a vein or other orebody.
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CROSSCUT

A horizontal tunnel driven perpendicular to the main direction of a vein.
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