Definitions for aditˈæd ɪt
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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
An adit is an entrance to an underground mine which is horizontal or nearly horizontal, by which the mine can be entered, drained of water, ventilated, and minerals extracted at the lowest possible level. Adits are also used to explore for mineral veins.
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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