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tipple

1. a device for overturning ore trucks, mine cars, etc., so that they discharge their load
2. a place at which such trucks are tipped and unloaded
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tipple

[′tip·əl]
(mining engineering)
The place where the mine cars are tipped and emptied of their coal.
The tracks, trestles, and screens at the entrance to a colliery, where coal is screened and loaded.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.