Definition of Holing

1. n. Undercutting in a bed of coal, in order to bring down the upper mass.



Definition of Holing

1. Verb. (present participle of hole) ¹

2. Noun. (mining) undercutting in a bed of coal in order to bring down the upper mass ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Holing

1. hole [v] - See also: hole

Medical Definition of Holing

1. Undercutting in a bed of coal, in order to bring down the upper mass. See: Hole a hollow. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Holing

holidaying
holidaymaker
holidaymakers
holidaymaking
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holie
holier
holier-than-thou
holies
holiest
holily
holin
holiness
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holinesses
holing (current term)
holing out
holing up
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holistic psychology
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Literary usage of Holing

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1. Hoyle's Games: Containing the Rules for Playing Fashionable Games, with by Edmond Hoyle (1887)
"holing the white hall .2 9. Do. red 3 10. holing the white and red 5 11. holing your own off the white hall . , . 12 12. holing your own off the red hall . ..."

2. Hoyle's Improved Edition of the Rules for Playing Fashionable Games by Edmond Hoyle (1838)
"holing the white hall ..2 9. Do. red 3 10. holing the white and red 5 12. holing your own off ... Playing on Jhe white, holing the red and yout hall £ 16. ..."

3. Colliery Working and Management: Comprising the Duties of a Colliery Manager by Harrison Francis Bulman, Richard Augustine Studdert Redmayne (1906)
"ЗОВ), through which the movement to right and left is given to it when holing, or up and down when nicking. This steadies it and keeps the holing regular. ..."

4. A Treatise on Mine-surveying by Bennett Hooper Brough, Harry Dean (1920)
"Employment of a Powerful Magnet in Cases of Uncertain holing. ... In order to ensure a successful holing, the ends of the two levels must not be more than ..."

5. Electricity in Mining by Sydney Ferris Walker (1907)
"holing by hand is necessarily more or less irregular, because different men working on the same face work at different rates. It may happen that one stall ..."

6. The Electrical Equipment of Collieries by William Galloway Duncan, David Penman (1908)
"... against the adoption of coal-cutting machinery—Advantages of machine-mining over hand-holing —Objections to electrical coal-cutting machinery—Conditions ..."

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