Poetsch process

noun
\ ˈpech- \

Definition of Poetsch process

: a method of excavating in which soft water-bearing formations are first artificially frozen and then mined while still solid

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History and Etymology for Poetsch process

after F. H. Poetsch, 19th century German mining engineer

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“Poetsch process.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Poetsch%20process. Accessed 19 Sep. 2021.

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