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- In quarrying, a car loaded with iron or stone and connected by means of a steel cable with a channeling machine operating on an inclined track. Its purpose is to counteract the force of gravity and thus enable the channeling machine to operate with equal ease uphill and downhill.
- A small weighted truck mounted upon a short inclined track, and carrying a sheave around which the rope of an endless haulage system passes as it winds off the drum. Zern
Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms
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