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long tom

[′lȯŋ ′täm]
(mining engineering)
A trough, longer than a rocker, for washing gold-bearing earth.

Long Tom

[′lȯŋ ′täm]
(ordnance)
Popular name for 155-millimeter self-propelled gun.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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After the crash on a mountain road at Long Tom Pass, near Johannesburg, passengers' bodies were found in tree-tops.
Before David Turner even got in his canoe for a float along the Long Tom River outside Monroe, he was already delighted by something along the water's edge.
Clay-filled candles, EUR12 and EUR5 Terracotta long tom pots, EUR8 and EUR4, string bound candles, EUR12 and EUR6, all St Eval Candle Company.
Other lots will include a long tom (pounds 250-pounds 350) owned by Cecil Boyd-Rochfort (1887-1983), and a pocket watch (pounds 1,000-pounds 1,500) that commemorated Fred Archer's 1881 Derby win.
The freelance tour manager from Aberdeen has been in a coma since last September, when a tour bus carrying her and British tourists plunged into Long Tom Pass, in South Africa, killing 28 people.
The freelance tour manager has been in a coma since last September, when a tour bus carrying her and a group of elderly British tourists plunged down a mountainside at Long Tom Pass, near Lydenburg, killing 28.
OREGON LIFE: A University of Oregon instructor has written a book about what he calls "the local forgotten river." His new work, "Along the Long Tom River: Observations From the Past and Present," was the result of his passion for local history.
They might have been saved if they had not been yelling and driver Titus Dube had not hit the accelerator instead of the brake, sending the bus down a 35ft drop on the Long Tom Pass, near Lydenberg, in 1999.
A three-month police probe into the tragedy at the Long Tom Pass has ruled out mechanical failure and dismissed claims by driver Titus Dube that the coach's brakes failed.