Bank slope

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The angle, measured in degrees of deviation from the horizontal, at which the earthy or rock material will stand in an excavated, terracelike cut in an open-pit mine or quarry. Syn: bench slope

Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms

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