stenton

noun
sten·​ton | \ ˈstentᵊn, -ntən \
variants: or less commonly stenting \ -​tiŋ , -​tēŋ \
plural -s

Definition of stenton

: a short heading driven at right angles to a crosscut in a mining operation

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History and Etymology for stenton

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“Stenton.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stenton. Accessed 27 Jun. 2022.

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