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winzes

winzes Sentence Examples

  • In metalmines the main passages are known as levels, and these are connected at intervals by winzes or small shafts.

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  • The working-floors are connected by winzes with the main haulage roads below.

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  • These winzes serve for ventilation, for the passage of the workmen, and for chutes through which the ore is dumped to the level below.

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  • In the meantime a new level and a system of haulage roads have been driven a hundred feet below, and winzes have been driven upward to connect with the old level which is to be abandoned.

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  • Work is then started on the floor above, the upper floors being connected with the main haulage roads by winzes which are maintained through the filled ground.

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  • On a smaller scale hoisting is also necessary for sinking shafts and winzes and for various underground services.

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