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Definition of Tunneller
1. [n -S]
Lexicographical Neighbors of Tunneller
Literary usage of Tunneller
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Some Literary Recollections by James Payn (1884)
"... with ' my first success' in a well-known handwriting on the title-page. It was the Thames tunneller emerged to light for the second time. ..."
2. Bulletin by Institution of Mining and Metallurgy (1904)
"It was unfortunate that the President was unable, owing to continued ill health, to preside at the meeting, as he was an old tunneller himself and would be ..."
3. The Elmira Prison Camp: A History of the Military Prison at Elmira, N.Y by Clayton Wood Holmes (1912)
""Well, lad," he said, "you are a tunneller I suppose." I replied that I did not even know what he meant by my being a tunneller. Major Colt replied that he ..."
4. A Text-book of Ore and Stone Mining by Clement Le Neve Foster (1897)
"Stanley's tunneller (Fig. 218), on the other hand, is a comparatively new ... Stanley has also made a modification of his tunneller in which the whole of ..."
5. A Treatise on Ore and Stone Mining by Clement le Neve Foster (1905)
"Stanley's tunneller (Fig. 217) is a machine which is doing FIG. 217. a good work in driving headings in coal. It consists in the main of a strong central ..."
6. Library Journal by American Library Association, Library Association (1886)
"... as " The tunneller," because he spent a night in the Thames Tunnel, and wrote a graphic account of it in " Chambers's journal," is Richard Rowe. 8. ..."