astyllen definition

  • noun:
    • a little dam to stop no-cost passage of liquid in an adit or level.
    • a tiny short-term dam or partition, made either of limbs or twigs interlaced, or perhaps often of a simple bit of board, and used both to test the circulation of water under ground or even separate ore from refuse or attle at first glance.
    • A small dam to avoid free passage of liquid in an adit or degree.
    • a little short-term dam or partition, made either of branches or twigs interlaced, or maybe sometimes of a simple piece of board, and used either to test the movement of liquid under ground or even to split up ore from refuse or attle on top.
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