a. Ventilating partition, usually of coated fabric, used to direct air to various faces to remove gas and dust.
b. A board or plank lining, or other partition, in any mine passage to confine the air and force it into the working places. Its object is to keep the intake air from finding its way by a short route into the return airway. Temporary brattices are often made of cloth. Also spelled braddish; brettice; brettis; brattish. See also: brattice cloth
c. An airtight partition in a mine shaft to separate intake from return air. See also: screen
d. Used as jumpers for removing gas from a roof cavity. Nelson
e. To provide with a brattice for separation or support; often used with up. Syn: brattice up
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Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms












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