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  • noun Plural form of adit.

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Examples

  • You bet, to the extent we see a good deal of activity, a lot of so-called adits and tunnel entries and external indication of internal activity, we have targeted them and we have -- I don't look at all the photography, but I have seen several examples where there were enormous secondary explosions, in some cases that went on for several hours after targeting underground facilities.

    CNN Transcript Oct 11, 2001

  • The U.P. freighted in coal miners, and around the mine adits rose the Wyoming towns of Carbon, Hanna, Superior and Rock Springs.

    Bird Cloud

  • The U.P. freighted in coal miners, and around the mine adits rose the Wyoming towns of Carbon, Hanna, Superior and Rock Springs.

    Bird Cloud

  • The U.P. freighted in coal miners, and around the mine adits rose the Wyoming towns of Carbon, Hanna, Superior and Rock Springs.

    Bird Cloud

  • The Treadwell Mine, across the Channel from Juneau in Douglas closed in 1918 and it is still not safe to get off the marked trails anywhere in that are due to the open shafts and all-too-frequent collapses of old shafts and adits.

    Democrats declare war on West Virginia. Again. - Moe_Lane’s blog - RedState

  • The U.P. freighted in coal miners, and around the mine adits rose the Wyoming towns of Carbon, Hanna, Superior and Rock Springs.

    Bird Cloud

  • The orange waste of copper tailings remains bare, but ivied trees crowd beside adits and encircle the fenced-off shafts.

    Country Diary: Great Consols, Tamar Valley

  • Seventeen adits were being driven into the canyon walls to funnel water from the penstocks into the turbines of the powerhouse, a U-shaped structure under construction at the foot of the dam.

    Colossus

  • Work may have barely begun, but the schedule that would prevail throughout the construction period was already established: three shifts were working around the clock, seven days a week, driving adits, erecting railroad trestles, and carving roadbeds into the rocks.

    Colossus

  • Crowe started the tunnels by driving adits, shafts eight by ten feet in cross-section, horizontally from the cliffsides to intersect with the planned routes of the main tunnels.

    Colossus

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