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drawhole

[draw-hohl] /ˈdrɔˌhoʊl/
noun, Mining.
1.
a funnel-shaped vertical opening cut at the bottom of a stope, which permits the loading of ore into conveyances in the passageways below.
Also called glory hole, mill hole.
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  • Have a chart in the cab indicating expected drawhole size for different pile heights.

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