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Definition of goaf

goaf
Gove Gove (g[=o]v), n. [Also goaf, goof, goff.] A mow; a rick for hay. [Obs.] --Tusser.
Goaf
Goaf Goaf; n.; pl. Goafsor Goaves. [Cf. lst Gob.] (Mining) That part of a mine from which the mineral has been partially or wholly removed; the waste left in old workings; -- called also gob . To work the goaf or gob, to remove the pillars of mineral matter previously left to support the roof, and replace them with props. --Ure.

Meaning of goaf from wikipedia

- of coal in the goaf area, gases may be allowed to build up behind seals so as to exclude oxygen from the sealed goaf area. Where a goaf may contain an...
- The Government Opium and Alkaloid Factories (GOAF) is an Indian government-owned organisation. Its headquarter is located in New Delhi. The overall supervision...
- tendency for a large void to be created behind the roof supports in the goaf (or gob) which collapses when the overlying cantilevered strata can no longer...
- then supplied by government to Government Opium and Alkaloid Factories (GOAF). Each year the Central Government notifies the selected tracts where such...
- coalminer, from near Bishop Auckland, County Durham. Heslop's first novel Goaf was published in 1926, but it was in a Russian translation as Pod vlastu...
- where fresh air enters and the tailgate is where spent air exits. Goaf, gove or gob The goaf, gove, gob, shut or waste is the void from which all the coal...
- the resulting space was termed a "goaf". When the props were withdrawn the roof was allowed to fall into the goaf. At around 14:00 on 31 July 1902 a...
- back towards the start of the headings. Behind the cut is a void (known as "goaf") into which spoil was placed and normally the roof is allowed to collapse...
- were removed from the furthest part which would collapse into the space ("goaf" or "gove") behind. During this process settlement and fracturing of the...
- workings forward in a long continuous line and as they advanced they packed the goaf (the space left after the extraction of coal) with stone and slack on which...