pressurized stoppings

pressurized stoppings

[′presh·ə‚rīzd ′stäp·iŋz]
(mining engineering)
Stoppings which are erected in the intake and return roadways of a district to isolate an open fire or spontaneous heating and in which the pressures on both sides of each stopping are made equal by the use of auxiliary fans.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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