Definition of Inbye

1. Adverb. (jargon coalminers) pertaining to the direction towards the coal face. ¹



2. Adverb. When above ground, pertaining to the direction towards the house. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Inbye

1. inby [adv] - See also: inby

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Inbye

inbreedings
inbreeds
inbring
inbrings
inbroken
inbrought
inbuild
inbuilding
inbuilt
inburn
inburning
inburnt
inburst
inbursts
inby
inbye (current term)
inca
incage
incaged
incagement
incages
incaging
incaite
incalcitrant
incalculability
incalculable
incalculableness
incalculably
incalescence
incalescences

Literary usage of Inbye

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1. Journal and Proceedings of the Royal Society of New South Wales by Royal Society of New South Wales (1901)
"A second measurement of air was made about 200 yards inbye (further into the workings) from the first measurement, and gave 25280 cubic feet per minute, ..."

2. Spons' Dictionary of Engineering, Civil, Mechanical, Military, and Naval by Edward Spon, Oliver Byrne (1874)
"In going inbye the set is attached to the rope by two knock-off links, ... Suppose the set has been last in the west way, in going inbye again, ..."

3. Transactions by Mining Institute of Scotland (1883)
"Near the inbye end of the main chain, which is in the main coal seam, ... At the inbye end of this chain there is a branch chain driven by it, the length of ..."

4. Colliery Working and Management: Comprising the Duties of a Colliery Manager by Harrison Francis Bulman, Richard Augustine Studdert Redmayne (1906)
"A simple plan is to provide signal boards, having printed on one side, " Workings all right, workmen can go inbye," and on the other, " No one to go beyond ..."

5. Transactions by North of England Institute of Mining and Mechanical Engineers, American Society of Civil Engineers., Gerard H. Matthes (1883)
"1 Pit) are considered, it will be found (generally) that when it registers an inbye pressure of between 0-7 and TOO inch, with a tendency of that pressure ..."

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