crater cuts

crater cuts

[′krād·ər ‚kəts]
(mining engineering)
Cuts with one or more fully charged holes in which blasting is conducted toward the face of the tunnel.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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