drag cut

drag cut

[′drag ‚kət]
(engineering)
A drill hole pattern for breaking out rock, in which angled holes are drilled along a floor toward a parting, or on a free face and then broken by other holes drilled into them.
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I'll be the one with the bullhorn in the ball-fringed papal drag cut on the bias.
I have gone so far as to drag cut brush completely away from an area, tossing it into creeks or rivers when possible.
The wind drag cut my top speed but I had to see where I was going in the straights.