Synonyms for tailings

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In this case provision should be made for tailings, dams, or slime pits.

For every reason, the tailings should be kept as low as possible.

Refuse material from quartz, hydraulic or other mines is known as tailings.

I don't want nothing to work up the tailings of my mine, me!

The tailings of a purifier do not usually exceed 10 to 15% of the feed.

It terminated at what was obviously a great mound of "tailings."

So these tailings are what's left after the gold's washed out.

After this there were plenty of free entertainments on the tailings.

The tailings passing off, worthless, are conveyed to the dump.

The product which then commences to distill is known as tailings.

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