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  • n. Plural form of overcast.

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Examples

  • Mine "overcasts" are critical to proper mine ventilation, and for many miners,

    Politics

  • If any of you have been asked by your group presidents, your supervisors, engineers or anyone else to do anything other than run coal (I.e. build overcasts, do construction jobs, or whatever) you need to ignore them and run coal.

    Tuesday « Gerry Canavan

  • I am not the garden shears that snip a rose from the vine, but rather the unexplainable and persistent shadow that overcasts bush and bloom until both are dead.

    Brits Beware the Angel of Death

  • The Massey dead include two workers who suffocated in a mine run by Massey subsidiary Aracoma Coal Co. on Jan. 19, 2006, just three months after Blankenship issued a memo ordering underlings to produce coal to the exclusion of other activities, such as building ventilation systems called overcasts.

    Leo W. Gerard: Greed Explains the Disasters and the Lying Afterwards

  • "If any of you have been asked by your group presidents, your supervisors, engineers or anyone else to do anything other than run coal (i.e. build overcasts, do construction jobs, or whatever) you need to ignore them and run coal," Mr. Blankenship wrote in the memo, which was made public during the investigation into the accident in 2006.

    Massey's CEO Defends Its Safety Practices

  • If any of you have been asked by your group presidents, your supervisors, engineers or anyone else to do anything other than run coal (i.e. -- build overcasts, do construction jobs, or whatever) you need to ignore them and run coal.

    An Enduring Memorial for Slaughtered Miners: Criminal Liability for Reckless Owners

  • Mr. FLUTY: Well, when you dont build overcasts, thats what directs the ventilation to the face, you know, to the areas where the miners are working.

    Former Massey Workers Say Blast Wasn't A Surprise

  • Mr. RON FLUTY (Former Federal Mine Inspector): It says: If any of you have been asked by your group presidents, your supervisor, engineers or anyone else to do anything other than run coal - build overcasts, do construction jobs, or whatever - you need to ignore them and run coal.

    Former Massey Workers Say Blast Wasn't A Surprise

  • “If any of you have been asked by your group presidents, your supervisors, engineers or anyone else to do anything other than run coal (i.e. – build overcasts, do construction jobs, or whatever) you need to ignore them and run coal,” he wrote.

    Toyota, Massey, BP and the shrinking list of good corporate citizens

  • The camp looked the same and the winter weather continued to harass us with low overcasts, rain, and snow.

    A Nightmare’s Prayer

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