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downcast

Geology another word for downthrow

downcast

[′dau̇n‚kast]
(mining engineering)
Intake shaft for air in a mine.
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The artist traces the provenance of this shape to the downcast head of his young son after a rough day in school, but in fact his sculptures transcend any reference to natural forms or specific associations.
BIRMINGHAM track star Hannah Brooks refused to be downcast despite agonisingly missing out on gold at the British University Championships in Sheffield at the weekend.
The 23 players were still downcast over their lacklustre 1-1 draw with Sweden and restless at being cooped up in their hotel for so long.
Ferguson's decision to stay on will have ensured much squirming when the footage finally went out, and downcast eyes can be anticipated all round at Old Trafford Press conferences as certain scribes simultaneously attempt to avert the Glaswegian's scathing glare and survey the hole they have dug for themselves, while privately pining for an even more substantial subterranean crevice to improbably surface and swallow them up.
WALTER SMITH refused to be downcast after champions Manchester United sent the Blues into the bottom half of the table with yesterday's 2-0 victory at Goodison.
Martin Jay's Downcast Eyes is surely destined to be one of the basic books in the new history of visuality.
Li'l Emily, all Bambi downcast eyes and girlish giggles, was revealed as street scum who threatened to gouge out a boy's eyes with a knife, then beat up a girl.
We're still pretty confident,'' said a downcast Tim Duncan, who had tried to carry this team on his back.
ABERYSTWYTH Town player boss Gary Finley is refusing to be too downcast despite seeing his side's revival falter with a 2-0 defeat at Bangor City last weekend.
I was becoming more downcast and depressed with every day but after seeing Mr Leitch I've become much more confident.
But while the players were downcast after being outclassed by the silky skills of Barca's Lionel Messi, their fans earned nothing but praise.