day drift

noun

Definition of day drift

mining
: a drift with one end at the surface so that daylight is admitted

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First Known Use of day drift

1859, in the meaning defined above

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“Day drift.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/day%20drift. Accessed 25 Jan. 2022.

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