mineshaft definition

  • noun:
    • A vertical or sloping passageway made in our planet for finding or mining ore and ventilating underground excavations.
    • A vertical opening, sunk down through strata to achieve the mineral that has been become mined.
    • excavation comprising a vertical or sloping passageway for finding or mining ore and for ventilating a mine

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