tunnel set

tunnel set

[′tən·əl ‚set]
(mining engineering)
Timbers 6 to 8 inches (15 to 20 centimeters) in diameter and of sufficient height to support the roof of the tunnel.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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