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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Min.) The operation of finding, by means of a mine dial, the place where to sink an air shaft, or to bring an adit to the work, or to find which way the lode inclines.

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  • verb Present participle of plum.
  • noun mining The operation of finding, by means of a mine dial (compass), the place where to sink an air shaft, or to bring an adit to the work, or to find which way the lode inclines.

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