brattice definition

  • noun:
    • A partition, typically of lumber or fabric, erected in a mine for air flow.
    • A breastwork erected during a siege.
    • A wooden partition in a coal mine
    • A wall of split in a shaft or gallery used for ventilation.
    • Planking to aid a roof or wall.
    • In mining, a board, plank, or stone liner or partition in a level of shaft, usually made to form an air-passage or limit current of atmosphere to a particular route. Additionally written brettice, brettis.
    • a partition (often temporary) of planks or fabric which is used to control ventilation in a mine
  • others:
    • to split up by a brattice.
  • verb:
    • supply with a brattice, to ventilate mines

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