Thesaurus.com
Thesaurus / adit
FEEDBACK

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB

We have cut the south lode at the adit level about 50 or 60 fathoms east of the engine, and have driven about 20 fathoms on it.
Another party, engaged upon the shafts, arrived at the adit level at the same time with the workmen upon the drain.
MEXICO AND ITS RELIGIONROBERT A. WILSON
But since we are here, with half-an-hour to spare before sunset, what do you say to showing me the adit?
MAJOR VIGOUREUXA. T. QUILLER-COUCH
At the mouth or entry of the Adit there is a structure raised of Brick, like a Chimney, some 28.
But the actual adit averaged about eighteen feet below the surface.
Yes, yes,” cried Will; “but suppose there is no adit; suppose there is no way out to the shore: how will you get back?
MENHARDOCGEORGE MANVILLE FENN
Pabo could distinguish the marks of the picks used to excavate the adit.
PABO, THE PRIESTSABINE BARING-GOULD
The adit of the mine was at the apex of the hill, which drooped off to the north.
It is a well-established fact that it is much cheaper to drive an adit than to sink a shaft of equal transporting capacity.
THE BUSINESS OF MININGARTHUR J. HOSKIN
We walked into one adit about four hundred feet, and saw the working; cross–cuts showed the reef eighteen feet across.
THE MATABELE CAMPAIGNR. S. S. BADEN-POWELL

WORDS RELATED TO ADIT

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

WORD OF THE DAY

nonesuchnoun | [nuhn-suhch ]SEE DEFINITION