Definitions

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  • v. Present participle of stow.
  • n. A method of working in which the waste is packed into the space formed by excavating the vein.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A method of working in which the waste is packed into the space formed by excavating the vein.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In mining, rubbish, or material of any kind, taken from near at hand, or brought from the surface, and used to fill up places from which ore, coal, or other valuable substance has been removed.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the act of packing or storing away

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Examples

  • Furthermore, in stowing our luggage away in the skipper's tiny cabin, he saw the axe gashes on the door where the triumphant bushmen had cut their way in.

    Chapter 15

  • James constructed a ladder out of the old bits of boards, and Tom Wilson assisted him in stowing the luggage away in the loft.

    Roughing It in the Bush

  • The Camel was ready enough, and within half-an-hour the two lads were doing what Poole termed stowing cargo, the said cargo consisting of rashers of prime fried ham, cold bread-cake, hot coffee and preserved milk.

    Fitz the Filibuster

  • During flight, passengers will be asked to follow flight crew instructions, such as stowing personal items, turning off electronic equipment and remaining seated during certain portions of the flight.

    TSA guidance for passengers following Dec. 25 incident

  • The official said passengers traveling internationally could see increased screening at gates and when they check bags, as well as other measures on flights such as stowing carryons and personal items before the plane lands.

    WN.com - Articles related to Europe flights 'set to resume'

  • To facilitate returns for any heat-of-the-moment purchases, have a plan for saving your receipts, such as stowing an envelope in your bag or keeping a file in your closet that you fill the moment you get home.

    Thestar.com - Home Page

  • "During flight, passengers may be asked to follow flight crew instructions, such as stowing personal items, turning off electronic equipment and remaining seated during certain portions of the flight."

    Macleans.ca

  • A transportation security official speaking on condition of anonymity because the official wasn't authorized to speak publicly said passengers traveling internationally could see increased security screening at gates and when they check their bags, as well as additional measures on flights such as stowing carryons and personal items before the plane lands.

    CBS 5 - San Francisco Bay Area's source for news, weather, traffic and sports

  • “During flight, passengers may be asked to follow flight crew instructions, such as stowing personal items, turning off electronic equipment and remaining seated during certain portions of the flight.”

    Security Fiasco - Travel - Macleans.ca

  • After carefully stowing the bug in another pocket, he tested his radio earpiece.

    Dreams of a Dark Warrior

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