Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun 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 the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Mining) A method of working in which the waste is packed into the space formed by excavating the vein.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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

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

  • noun 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

  • 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'

  • 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'

  • 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'

  • 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'

  • 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'

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