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stoneboat

[′stōn¦bōt]
(mining engineering)
A flat runnerless sled for transporting heavy material.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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