English to Afrikaans Meaning :: crosscut

Crosscut :
kortste weg
- kortste wegdwarssnydend

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Noun(1) a diagonal path(2) a route shorter than the usual one
Verb(1) cut using a diagonal line

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(1) In 1955, a 750-foot crosscut was driven in a northwest direction on the 38th level to intersect an ore shoot outlined by underground diamond drilling.(2) Current mining follows a careful plan in which crosscuts are run at discrete intervals off of the main level 5 access drift toward areas of potentially productive ground.(3) The mine was worked by tributers, who recovered a small amount of copper from the crosscuts .(4) At the bottom of the shaft two 700-foot crosscuts were driven in a northwest and southeast direction.(5) Additional crosscuts were driven from the 12th and 30th levels of the mine to determine the characteristics of the ore at greater depths.
Related Words
(1) cross-cut ::
1. shortcut ::
2. cutoff ::
sny af
3. cut across ::
sny oor
Different Forms
crosscut, crosscuts
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