overcut


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overcut

[′ō·vər‚kət]
(mining engineering)
A machine cut made along the top or near the top of a coal seam; sometimes used in a thick seam or a seam with sticky coal.
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The bottom line is we have overcut the public forest so wood quotas have got to be reduced in 2012.
Three parallel loops of 3/4"-diameter high-density polyethylene (HDPE) pipe--headered together in the basement--were placed in the foundation excavation overcut and in the runouts for the supply water and the septic field.
Williams missed one chance to take the decider after Robertson overcut a blue, but sealed the frame at the second opportunity.
So I overcut it, hit it in the rough, hit it in the nasty rough, and hit it short and then chipped it across the green.
Allen and Greene had lost all four doubles frames in the knockout stages and an overcut red from Greene let China in during frame three, but
I too would like to add a word of praise for North Wales highways when for example they don't overcut verges (except on junctions for safety) allowing meadow flowers to flourish.
Automatically controlling the drum cutting depth to design grade means the contractor is less likely to overcut existing surface and less likely to require additional costly asphalt or concrete material in the re-paving process.
Undersized material ("fines") and overcut material that may occur as the flaker nears the end of the log ("beaver tails") were not sampled in this study.
Burnett's miss on the frame-ball black was criticised by commentators on the match but he denied again recently attempting to fix the result by missing the pot, which he overcut.
Trailing 8-3 and needing only a simple black to make it 8-4 and scupper the huge gamble, Burnett overcut it to such a degree John Parrott remarked: "An amateur would have been embarrassed to miss it by that much.
Burnett's miss on the frame-ball black was criticised by commentators - but recently he again denied attempting to fix the result by missing the pot, which he overcut.