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- n. The use of a heavy discharge of water to uncover a mineral vein or wash ore.
- v. Present participle of hush.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The process of washing ore, or of uncovering mineral veins, by a heavy discharge of water from a reservoir; flushing; -- also called booming and hydraulic mining.
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- n. a fricative sound (especially as an expression of disapproval)
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