Blown-out shot

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A shot that dissipates the explosive force by blowing out the stemming instead of breaking down the coal. It may be caused by insufficient stemming, overcharging with explosive, or a burden that is too much for the charge to dislodge. See also: gun; blow. Syn: cannon shot; gunned shot. Nelson

Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms

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