Definitions for aditˈæd ɪt
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a nearly horizontal passage leading into a mine.
Origin of adit:
1595–1605; < L aditus an approach
a nearly horizontal passage from the surface into a mine
A horizontal or nearly horizontal passage from the surface into a mine as contrasted to a shaft which is a vertical entry passage. An adit may be used for ventilation, haulage, drainage, or other purposes.
Origin: From aditus ‘entrance, access’, from ad + itus.
an entrance or passage. Specifically: The nearly horizontal opening by which a mine is entered, or by which water and ores are carried away; -- called also drift and tunnel
admission; approach; access
Translations for adit
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
to form (a garment) from yarn (of wool etc) by making and connecting loops, using knitting-needles
She is teaching children to knit and sew; She knitted him a sweater for Christmas.
- يُحيك، يَحْبِكArabic
- tricotarPortuguese (BR)
- tejer, hacer punto, tricotarSpanish
- lavorare a maglia, sferruzzareItalian
- 뜨개질을 하다Korean
- robić na drutachPolish
- اوبدل لكه بنيان يا خولهPashto
- fazer malhaPortuguese
- a tricotaRomanian
- örgü örmekTurkish
- 用鉤針或棒針編織Chinese (Trad.)
- плести, в'язатиUkrainian
- بنائی کرناUrdu
- 编织，针织Chinese (Simp.)
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