Definition of Basseting

1. n. The upward direction of a vein in a mine; the emergence of a stratum at the surface.

Definition of Basseting

1. Noun. (mining) The upward direction of a vein in a mine. ¹

2. Noun. (mining) The emergence of a stratum at the surface. ¹

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Definition of Basseting

1. basset [v] - See also: basset

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Literary usage of Basseting

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1. A Geological Memoir on a Part of Western Sussex: With Some Observations Upon by Peter John Martin (1828)
"Every water-course intersecting the basseting edges of the strata, is in fact a notch or crack, enlarged by comminution and diluvian action—the open ..."

2. Ice Or Water: Another Appeal to Induction from the Scholastic Methods of by Henry Hoyle Howorth (1905)
"Every water-course intersecting the basseting edges of the strata is in fact a notch or crack enlarged by comminution and diluvian action, ..."

3. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1812)
"... of what have been called coal-fields, or mir.eral-tatini, in which limited tracts, great and most important series of strata are to be seen basseting, ..."

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