Gerald took the shovel from her and put a comforting arm around her shoulders.
Working with a mattock and shovel, she began digging a hole.
When loaded by shovel the car is made low to economize labour.
Alex leaned on the shovel and watched as Sam rode up the hill toward them.
The ore is mined in the ordinary way, by pick and shovel if soft, or by the aid of powder if necessary, and the funnel-shaped bottom of the pit is maintained at such an angle that little or no shovelling is required to bring the excavated material to the shaft.
Moreover, when depositing the concrete, a shovel or other tool must be worked between the wet concrete and the shutter.
Shovel-boards, to hold in right (93) or left hand for scraping up the grain in winnowing, are usual in the XVIIIth Dynasty, and are figured in use in the Old Kingdom Pruning knives with curved blades (94) are Italic, and were made of iron by the Romans.
Finally Carmen grabbed the shovel and jabbed it into the pile of dirt.
The cost of mining by the milling method does not greatly exceed the cost of steam-shovel work.
The size, shape and design of the cars depend on the size of the mine passage and of the hoisting compartments of the shafts; on whether the cars are to be trammed by hand or hauled in trains; whether they are loaded by shovel or by gravity from a chute; and whether they are to be hoisted to the surface or used only for underground transport.
The implements used are two makes of iron-shod wooden ploughs; a large shovel, worked by three or five men, one working the handle, the others jerking the blade by ropes attached to it; a short sharp-pointed hoe, a bamboo rake, and a wooden barrow, all of rude construction.
Pallidus, pallor, pallere; and in that of a baker's shovel, or "peel" as it is sometimes called, from Lat.
James, the 3rd earl, an active sea captain who was all but lost in company with Sir Cloudesley Shovel, became knight of the Garter and lord high admiral and commander-in-chief in the Channel, he and his house being loyal supporters of the Hanoverian dynasty.
Formerly it was the practice to carry out such operations entirely by hand, men charging the retorts either by means of shovel or hand-scoop, and the coke produced being withdrawn with hand rakes.
It had snowed the day before and the path to the hothouse, along which the prince was in the habit of walking, had been swept: the marks of the broom were still visible in the snow and a shovel had been left sticking in one of the soft snowbanks that bordered both sides of the path.
With Sir Cloudesley Shovel he took part in the capture of Gibraltar on the 21st of July 1704.
The dredges used in California are almost exclusively of the endless-chain bucket or steam-shovel pattern.
A sharp-pointed planting stick, a wooden shovel, and a bronze-bladed hoe called a coati were the simple implements.
Bells rang, the stewards rushed forward, and--like rye shaken together in a shovel--the guests who had been scattered about in different rooms came together and crowded in the large drawing room by the door of the ballroom.
Alex straightened and set the shovel aside.
When he was done, he placed the mattock and shovel in the wheelbarrow and wheeled them down to the barn for her.