a method of mining a large block of ore by systematically undercutting so the ore will cave.
Compare cave (def 5a).
a two-handed chord played usually in the middle range of the piano with the left hand duplicating or complementing the right-hand notes.
the ratio of the immersed volume of a vessel to the product of its immersed draft, length, and beam.
bituminous coal that breaks into large lumps or cubical blocks.
a chart or diagram using labeled blocks connected by straight lines to represent the relationship of parts or phases, as the steps in a data-processing application. Compare flow chart (def 2). Geology. a perspective representation of the geology of an area showing surface contours and generally including two vertical cross sections. noun a diagram showing […]