Body

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  1. An orebody, or pocket of mineral deposit. Zern
  2. See: bit blank
  3. The fluidity of a drilling mud expressed in the number of seconds in which a given quantity of mud flows through a given aperture, such as the aperture in a Marsh funnel. Long
  4. The term used to indicate the viscosity or fluidity of a lubricating oil; e.g., a heavy-body oil is thick and viscous and a light-body oil is thin and fluid. Long
  5. The load-carrying part of a truck or scraper. Nichols, 1
  6. The fatty, inflammable property that makes a coal combustible; e.g., bituminous coal has more body than anthracite. AGI

Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms


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