sloughing


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sloughing

[′sləf·iŋ]
(mining engineering)
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

sloughing

When freshly gunned shotcrete is applied to a vertical surface, the slipping down of the material from the place where it was applied, usually because of the excessive use of mixing water.
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