noun a deep, narrow shaft that gives access to a mine.

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  • Mineshaft — may refer to: A long vertical tunnel giving access to a mine s workings: see shaft mining Mineshaft (horse), an American thoroughbred racehorse and successful stallion Mineshaft Magazine, an independent international art magazine, started in 1999 …   Wikipedia

  • mineshaft — ► NOUN ▪ a deep, narrow shaft that gives access to a mine …   English terms dictionary

  • mineshaft — UK [ˈmaɪnˌʃɑːft] / US [ˈmaɪnˌʃæft] noun [countable] Word forms mineshaft : singular mineshaft plural mineshafts a vertical tunnel in a mine with lifts inside that carry the workers up and down …   English dictionary

  • Mineshaft (magazine) — Mineshaft Mineshaft #15 front cover, drawn and lettered by Robert Crumb Categories comix, poetry, literature, photography Frequency Three times a year …   Wikipedia

  • Mineshaft (horse) — Mineshaft Sire A.P. Indy Grandsire Seattle Slew Dam Prospectors Delite Damsire Mr. Prospector Sex Stallion …   Wikipedia

  • Mineshaft Magazine — Infobox Magazine title=Mineshaft Magazine image size=200px image caption=Mineshaft Magazine #15 Front Cover. Drawn and lettered by Robert Crumb language=American English category=comix, poetry, literature, photography frequency=3 times a year… …   Wikipedia

  • Mineshaft Handicap — The Mineshaft Handicap is an American Thoroughbred horse race for four year olds and up run at the Fair Grounds Race Course in New Orleans, Louisiana early in the year. A Grade III stakes race, it s set at a distance of 1 and one sixteenth mile… …   Wikipedia

  • mineshaft — mine·shaft (mīnʹshăft ) n. A vertical or sloping passageway made in the earth for finding or mining ore and ventilating underground excavations. * * * …   Universalium

  • mineshaft — noun A vertical hole, sunk down through the strata to reach the mineral which was to be mined …   Wiktionary

  • mineshaft — mine|shaft [ˈmaınʃa:ft US ʃæft] n a deep narrow hole that goes into the ground to a mine …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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