Colmol miner

Colmol miner

[′käl‚mōl ‚mīn·ər]
(mining engineering)
A continuous miner, in which the coal is completely augered by two banks of cutting arms fitted with picks; the arms rotate in opposite directions to assist in gathering up the cuttings for the central conveyor.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.