picking table

picking table

[′pik·iŋ ‚tā·bəl]
(mining engineering)
A flat or slightly inclined platform on which the coal or ore is run to be picked free from slate or gangue.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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