balance shot

balance shot

[′bal·əns ‚shät]
(mining engineering)
In coal mining, a shot for which the drill hole is parallel to the face of the coal that is to be broken by it.
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At the end of Mar 31, 2013, the company's cash balance shot up a whopping 179.
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With my balance shot and legs not working right, my wife and kids absolutely insist I stay out of trees.
By rounds five and six, the Ghanaian's tired panic was starting to show with a balance shot on the swings.
Jaber tried an off balance shot and appeared to get fouled, but the referee either didn't see it or did't call it, the shot missed, and Ohud won by one point 63 to 62.
Melt and barrel temperatures: Balance shot size with barrel capacity to give residence times of 2-10 min.
The findings meant the all-round profits balance shot up from 12pc to 26pc with some areas, especially export, performing well.
As Harvard-Westlake picked up its defensive intensity, the Warriors were forced into taking rushed, contested and off balance shots, many of which with the shot clock winding down.