Definition of Riffles

1. Noun. (plural of riffle) ¹



2. Verb. (third-person singular of riffle) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Riffles

1. riffle [v] - See also: riffle

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Riffles

rifenesses
rifer
rifest
riff
riff-raff
riffage
riffages
riffed
riffier
riffiest
riffing
riffle
riffled
rifflers
riffles (current term)
riffling
riffly
riffraff
riffraffs
riffs
riffwise
riffy
rifle
rifle ball
rifle green
rifle grenade
rifle range
rifle ranges

Literary usage of Riffles

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1. A Text Book of Ore Dressing by Robert Hallowell Richards, Earl Smith Bardwell, Edwin G. Goodwin (1909)
"APPLICATION OF riffles. § 423. THE SLUICE, as the term is used in placer working, is both a trough for transporting water and gravel, and a concentrator for ..."

2. Jewelry Making and Design: An Illustrated Text Book for Teachers, Students by Augustus Foster Rose, Antonio Cirino (1917)
"To avoid splitting handles, drill hole for tools position. riffles Types of riffles required are termed "Die Sinkers riffles" and "Medium riffles. ..."

3. International Library of Technology: A Series of Textbooks for Persons by International Textbook Company (1908)
"Rail riffles.—Where heavy cement gravel is being washed, ... Zigzag riffles.—Where considerable quantities of fine gold are present in the gravel, ..."

4. The Mining and Metallurgy of Gold and Silver by John Arthur Phillips (1867)
"riffles so constructed are found to last three times as long as those cut in ... These block riffles, instead of being placed longitudinally in the boxes, ..."

5. The Mining and Metallurgy of Gold and Silver by John Arthur Phillips (1867)
"riffles so constructed are found to last three times as long as those cut in ... These block riffles, instead of being placed longitudinally in the boxes, ..."

6. Ore Dressing by Robert Hallowell Richards (1903)
"the riffles, and the blocks are called riffle blocks. When a stream of water, carrying sand and gravel, passes over riffles the agitation due to the current ..."

7. Ore Dressing by Robert Hallowell Richards (1906)
"the riffles, and the blocks are called riffle blocks. When a stream of water, carrying sand and gravel, passes over riffles the agitation due to the current ..."

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