balance car

balance car

[′bal·əns ‚kär]
(mining engineering)
In quarrying, a car loaded with iron or stone and connected by means of a steel cable with a channeling machine operating on an inclined track; used to counteract the force of gravity and thus enable the channeling machine to operate with equal ease uphill and downhill.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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