Definition of Stope. Meaning of Stope. Synonyms of Stope

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Definition of Stope

Stope
Stope Stope, n. [Cf. Step, n. & v. i.] (Mining) A horizontal working forming one of a series, the working faces of which present the appearance of a flight of steps.
Stope
Stope Stope, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Stoped; p. pr. & vb. n. Stoping.] (Mining) (a) To excavate in the form of stopes. (b) To fill in with rubbish, as a space from which the ore has been worked out.
Stope
Stope Stope, Stopen Sto"pen, p. p. of Step. Stepped; gone; advanced. [Obs.] A poor widow, somedeal stope in age. --Chaucer.

Meaning of Stope from wikipedia

- an open space known as a stope. Stoping is used when the country rock is sufficiently strong not to collapse into the stope, although in most cases artificial...
- allows the wall rocks to cave in to the extracted stope after all the ore has been removed. The stope is then sealed to prevent access. Where large bulk...
- Stope may refer to: Stope, Velike Lašče, a settlement in central Slovenia Stope, an underground space produced by stoping (mining) Stopes may also refer...
- Zinc Ltd. The slurry from a VRM stope where cemented fill could not settle broke through the plug made below the stope. The shaft was undergoing a second...
- In mining, a rib pillar separates one stope from the other and is aligned transverse of the stope, perpendicular to the strike. It is used in mines to...
- Vilnix Pompolnius, also known as Vil Spatweed Maris Pallitax Phin, Raff and Stope, Quint's friends Hax Vostillix, the Hall Master of High Cloud Phillius Embertine...
- Stope (pronounced [ˈstoːpɛ]) is a settlement at the northern end of the Mišja Valley (Mišja dolina) southwest of Rašica in the Muni****lity of Velike Lašče...
- ore from below the deposit. The stope is then filled with waste rock to replace the mined out ore to support the stope walls, and to provide an elevated...
- ferrooxidans, which feeds on sulfide compounds. Copper ISL is often done by stope leaching, in which broken low-grade ore is leached in a current or former...
- different techniques.[citation needed] Other methods include shrinkage stope mining, which is mining upward, creating a sloping underground room, long...