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splay

a surface of a wall that forms an oblique angle to the main flat surfaces, esp at a doorway or window opening

Splay

A sloped surface that makes an oblique angle with another at the sides of a door or window, with the opening larger on one side than the other; a large chamfer; a reveal at an oblique angle.

splay

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(engineering)
A slanted or beveled surface making an oblique angle with another surface.

splay

A sloped surface, or a surface which makes an oblique angle with another, esp. at the sides of a door, window, proscenium, etc., so the opening is larger on one side than the other; a large chamfer; a reveal at an oblique angle to the exterior face of the wall.
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The programme will test the continuity of the main vein system, secondary splays and associated wallrock mineralisation along some 700 metres of strike with four, east - west drill fences.
Victor Breccia is a distinct rhodonite-sulfide breccia zone up to 150 m long in a subparallel vein splay to the main Santa Cruz vein, both of which were mined from surface down 100 m to mine level #6 in this area.
A series of splays and parallel structures identified to the north and east of the Deformation Zone host the Perrin, Rand and Rand Spur areas and offer potential for other discoveries along this trend.
A major trend slated for exploration in 2002 is the Deformation Zone, which hosts the Madrid deposits, including the Naartok and Suluk discoveries from 2001, and related splays and parallel structures.
By analogy, the veins that have been drilled to date at Ivanhoe, parallel vein trends that are secondary splays like the Gold Crown vein at Ken Snyder, further emphasizing the potential importance of the north-northwest direction.
The indicator mineral finds and the confirmation of near surface point source magnetic anomalies in subsidiary splays of the Smoky River structure puts the Buffalo Hills property in a new kimberlite/diamond exploration prospective.
Many of the anomalous soils and tills are associated with splays of the Green Cove Lineament and have yet to be evaluated.