I suppose you get lots of skips, don't you?
After he's gone missing, I can buy wanting to know what's going on back home but a month before he skips is too soon.
She didn't write down the license info—she skips that stuff unless the place is crowded.
In many mines the mineral is raised in skips (fig.
Skips are sometimes of very large capacity, holding 5, 7, and even 10 tons of ore; such are used, for example, in several shafts at Butte, Montana, in the Lake Superior copper district, and in South Africa.
- Ore and water skips mining cage and car for gold for inclined shaft.
At a few mines special man-cages are operated in separate compartments by their own engines for handling part of the men, and for tools, supplies, &c. For inclined shafts, where the mineral is hoisted in skips, the operation of raising and lowering men may not be so simple.
Moreover, skips are rarely provided with safety attachments, so that the danger is greater.
The ground is transferred in trucks to the shaft where it is automatically tipped into skips holding 96 cubic ft.
You see, my mind is undisciplined, full of skips and jumps, and here and there a lot of things huddled together in dark corners.