Definition of Stemples

1. stemple [n] - See also: stemple



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stemples

stemmers
stemmery
stemmes
stemmier
stemmiest
stemminess
stemming
stemming algorithm
stemmings
stemmy
stemness
stempel
stempels
stempeutics
stemple
stemples (current term)
stemplot
stemplots
stems
stems-and-leaves
stems and leaves
stemson
stemsons
stemware
stemwares
stemwinder
stemwinders
sten
stench
stench bomb

Literary usage of Stemples

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1. American Edition of the British Encyclopedia: Or, Dictionary of Arts and ...by William Nicholson by William Nicholson (1821)
"stemples, in mining, cross-bars of wood in the shafts which are sunk to mines. ... the transverse pieces of wood used for this purpose, they call stemples, ..."

2. Mining: A Journal Devoted to the Interests of Mines and Mining Students (1894)
"When stoping in moderately hard ground the sides of the vein may be secured with props or stemples fixed at right angles to the hanging wall. ..."

3. The Mining Engineer (1900)
"... generally vertical, or a number of stays or stemples fixed across the shaft, and between which the miners straddle from one stemple to the other, ..."

4. Bulletin by Geological Survey (U.S.) (1917)
"773 stemples crossing, 2.3 miles east of, T road southeast, at point 6 feet ... 69 stemples crossing, 1.1 miles east of, in northwest corner of crossroads, ..."

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