a. Straight timbers set in a large bunch. They should be firmly set and as close together as possible. Sometimes 12 to 20 are set at one location. Under conditions where single straight posts will not suffice to control the top, and yet cribs are not needed, the use of cogs may be advantageous. May also be called a battery. See also: pigsty; cogging. Kentucky
b. A crib made of notched timbers built up like a log house. A chock, cob, corncob, or crib. If the timbers are squared instead of notched, the structure is called a nog. It is ordinarily filled with waste, and rocks are put between the timbers. See also: chock
c. A rock intrusion. Fay
d. To consolidate ingots or shape them by hammering or rolling. Hess
e. An inserted tooth as in a cogwheel. Gears are often improperly referred to as cogwheels. Crispin
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Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms












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