hydraulicking


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hydraulicking

[hī′drȯ·lə·kiŋ]
(mining engineering)
Excavating alluvial or other mineral deposits by means of high-pressure water jets. Also known as hydraulic excavation; hydraulic extraction; hydroextraction.
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