stenton

noun

sten·​ton
ˈstentᵊn,
-ntən
variants or less commonly stenting
-tiŋ,
-tēŋ
plural -s
: a short heading driven at right angles to a crosscut in a mining operation

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“Stenton.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stenton. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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