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raise

[rāz]
(mining engineering)
A shaftlike mine opening, driven upward from a level to connect with a level above, or to the surface.
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RAISE

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As we reached the raised enclosure I saw our judges.
If we can reasonably presume such a combination to have been formed, and that the enterprise is warranted by a sufficient prospect of success, the army, when once raised, from whatever cause, or on whatever pretext, may be applied to the execution of the project.
"You-all are on the grade at last," Harnish remarked, as he saw the fifteen hundred and raised a thousand in turn.
When the shade of the window to Kate Swift's room was raised he could see, through the hole, directly into her bed, but she was not there.
I got under the table and raised the blanket, and went to work to saw a section of the big bottom log out -- big enough to let me through.
I had covered about fifty yards of the distance, and the beast was still feeding peacefully, so I thought that I would make even surer of a hit by going ahead another fifty yards, when the animal suddenly raised his head and looked away, up-river.
But when the Man raised his spoon to his mouth he began blowing upon it.
It was raised by means of an enormous iron crane; an ingenious mechanism allowed it to be easily worked toward all the points of the heavens, and to follow the stars from the one horizon to the other during their journey through the heavens.
Again, with respect to the fertility in successive generations of the more fertile hybrid animals, I hardly know of an instance in which two families of the same hybrid have been raised at the same time from different parents, so as to avoid the ill effects of close interbreeding.
"I've heard," said the sergeant, "that it was usually raised at sunset.
Then he says, 'Why, I didn't hear it fall!' He cocked his eye at the hole again, and took a long look; raised up and shook his head; stepped around to the other side of the hole and took another look from that side; shook his head again.
Caderousse, who had raised himself on his knees, and stretched out his arm, tried to draw back, then clasping his hands, and raising them with a desperate effort, "O my God, my God!" said he, "pardon me for having denied thee; thou dost exist, thou art indeed man's father in heaven, and his judge on earth.