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batea

[bə′tē·ə]
(mining engineering)
A conical-shaped wood unit (12.3 inches or 31 centimeters in diameter with about 150° apex angle) used to recover valuable metals from river channels and bars.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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