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- n. In mining, the removal of the desired ore from an underground mine leaving behind an open space known as a stope.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act of excavating in the form of stopes.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In mining, the act of excavating mineral ground to remove the ore after this has been rendered accessible by the necessary preliminary exeavations—namely, sinking one or more shafts or winzes and running drifts.
- n. A method by which intrusive igneous masses are supposed to make a way for themselves by breaking off blocks of the overlying rock and passing them downward and backward until wholly or partially absorbed. See the extract.
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The only exception is simple prop timbering for stoping which is sometimes recovered and the wood then reused for shorter props, head boards, breast timbers or wooden cribbing.
To prove this, it need only be remembered that the working expenses of a mine are of two sorts: one is a factor of the tonnage handled, such as stoping and ore-dressing; the other is wholly or partially dependent upon time.
Uploaded on December 20, 2009 okay time to start this again. please no bashing cause of where the rifles where made but take everything into account from stoping power to cost efectiveness.
You want hunting to be closed, but you sure like going to a resturant or stoping by the store for odds and ends on Sunday!!
Never mind that RR was probably in front of a live mic for more cumulative time than Hoover thru Carter combined. stoping by says:
May 12th, 2010 1: 39 pm ET pkm i am a dem and a viet nam vet i have trouble with her stoping military people from comeing on campus
Legal Americans of all backgrounds, including Hispanics that have come in legally, are for stoping illegal immigration.
A big Adventure Medical Kit is not really needed in my opinion for most hunts, but get a small quality kit with supplies for blood stoping.
This will keep the show from buffering. (starting and stoping) You might want to send the link to friends NOB that you've been trying to get down for a visit, maybe this will encourage them.
Loyal Fan of all stargates you guys suck on stargate universe to many flashbacks, and for stoping the best show stargate atlantis bring it back.