English to Afrikaans Meaning :: crosscut

Crosscut :
kortste weg
- kortste wegdwarssnydend
 

Show English Meaning
(+)

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

Show Examples
(+)

(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 ::
kruis-sny
Synonyms
Noun
1. shortcut ::
kortpad
2. cutoff ::
sny af
Verb
3. cut across ::
sny oor
Different Forms
crosscut, crosscuts
English to Afrikaans Dictionary: crosscut

Meaning and definitions of crosscut, translation in Afrikaans language for crosscut with similar and opposite words. Also find spoken pronunciation of crosscut in Afrikaans and in English language.

Tags for the entry "crosscut"

What crosscut means in Afrikaans, crosscut meaning in Afrikaans, crosscut definition, examples and pronunciation of crosscut in Afrikaans language.

English to Afrikaans Dictionary

commonly confused words
form of verbs

Words by Category

Topic Wise Words

Learn 3000+ Common Words

Learn Common GRE Words

Learn Words Everyday

Most Searched Words

Word of the day

● Frontal
die gesig staar, , frontalefrontalefrontale,
Your Favorite Words
Currently you do not have any favorite word. To make a word favorite you have to click on the heart button.