hoisting cycle

hoisting cycle

[′hȯist·iŋ ‚sī·kəl]
(mining engineering)
The periods of acceleration, uniform speed, retardation, and rest; the deeper the shaft, the greater is the ratio of the time of full-speed hoisting to the whole cycle.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The mucking and hoisting cycle takes about eight hours.