drag cut

drag cut

[′drag ‚kət]
(engineering)
A drill hole pattern for breaking out rock, in which angled holes are drilled along a floor toward a parting, or on a free face and then broken by other holes drilled into them.
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They planted the mound with grass and bushes, and sometimes small boulders, perfectly camouflaging them, and upon entering, would drag cut bushes behind them to cover the entrance, making their homes invisible unless you were right in front of it.
"The wind drag cut my top speed but I had to see where I was going in the straights."
I have gone so far as to drag cut brush completely away from an area, tossing it into creeks or rivers when possible.