Definition of Buddle

1. n. An apparatus, especially an inclined trough or vat, in which stamped ore is concentrated by subjecting it to the action of running water so as to wash out the lighter and less valuable portions.



2. v. i. To wash ore in a buddle.

Definition of Buddle

1. Noun. An apparatus on which crushed ore is washed. ¹

2. Verb. To use a buddle. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Buddle

1. an apparatus on which crushed ore is washed [n -S]

Medical Definition of Buddle

1. An apparatus, especially an inclined trough or vat, in which stamped ore is concentrated by subjecting it to the action of rynning water so as to wash out the lighter and less valuable portions. Origin: Prov. E, to cleanse ore, also a vessel for this purpose; cf. G. Butteln to shake. To wash ore in a buddle. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Buddle

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buddle (current term)
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Literary usage of Buddle

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1. Transactions by England Society of Engineers (London (1875)
"It is evident that the action of the concave buddle is the reverse of that of the convex buddle, for whereas the action of the water in the convex one ..."

2. A Treatise on Metalliferous Minerals and Mining by David Christopher Davies (1881)
"At some mines, in addition to the jiggers, a rotating buddle or jigger, ... The larger ore, cleaned as it travels, is carried along the buddle for about 8 ..."

3. Spons' Dictionary of Engineering, Civil, Mechanical, Military, and Naval by Edward Spon, Oliver Byrne (1874)
"The old-fashioned form of buddle, which is still frequently used, ... Fixed across the upper end, and above the edges of the buddle, is a board, ..."

4. Transactions of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and (1915)
"The square or box buddle of Agricola's time would hold about 600 Ib. of material when full. Owing to the necessity of returning the lower two- thirds of the ..."

5. A Treatise on Concentration of All Kinds of Ores: Including the Chlorination by Guido K├╝stel (1868)
"This buddle works better than the round buddle, giving an extensive area on ... The buddle is eighteen feet diameter, and has an inclination of about six ..."

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