Stoped



noun
1.
any excavation made in a mine, especially from a steeply inclined vein, to remove the ore that has been rendered accessible by the shafts and drifts.
verb (used with or without object), stoped, stoping.
2.
to mine or work by stopes.
noun
1.
a steplike excavation made in a mine to extract ore
verb
2.
to mine (ore, etc) by cutting stopes

Tagged:

Read Also:

  • Stoper

    noun 1. a machine for drilling rock from below.

  • Stopes

    noun 1. Marie Carmichael, 1880–1958, English scientist and birth control advocate. noun 1. any excavation made in a mine, especially from a steeply inclined vein, to remove the ore that has been rendered accessible by the shafts and drifts. verb (used with or without object), stoped, stoping. 2. to mine or work by stopes. noun […]



  • Stop-frame

    adjective 1. (films) of or relating to animated films involving models, puppets, etc, in which each frame is photographed individually: stop-frame photography

  • Stopgap

    noun 1. something that fills the place of something else that is lacking; temporary substitute; makeshift: Candles are a stopgap when the electricity fails. adjective 2. makeshift: This is only a stopgap solution. noun 1. a temporary substitute for something else (as modifier): a stopgap programme



Disclaimer: Stoped definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.