widework

noun

Definition of widework

: a bord-and-pillar system of coal mining in which the very narrow pillars left to support the roof are not recovered

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“Widework.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/widework. Accessed 21 Sep. 2021.

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