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A horizontal or nearly horizontal passage from the surface into a mine as contrasted to a shaft which is a vertical entry passage. An adit may be used for ventilation, haulage, drainage, or other purposes

The adit sloped downwards into the bowels of some long-fallen building, following a passage that had silted up when the city had first been buried.

{n} an entrance into a pit or mine, access
A horizontal opening into a mine
In mining, an entrance or approach; a horizontal excavation used as an entrance to a mine, or a vent by which ore or water are removed See SHAFT, DRIFT, TUNNEL
A horizontal mine passage usually dug to drain a mine or a mountainside
A tunnel driven horizontally into a mountainside providing access to a mineral deposit
A horizontal, or near horizontal passage, driven from the surface for the working of the mine
a nearly horizontal passage from the surface into a mine
a tunnel driven horizontally into a hillside to provide access to a mineral deposit
A nearly horizontal passage in an underground mine, driven from the surface, by which a mine may be entered, ventilated, or dewatered
A nearly horizontal underground excavation in an abutment having an opening in only one end An opening in the face of a dam for access to galleries or operating chambers
Horizontal entrance to a mine, slightly inclined to allow drainage
A small scale tunnel drilled into a coal seam for prospecting purposes Used by miners to collect samples to determine the coal's properties
A horizontal or nearly horizontal passage, driven from the surface, for the working or dewatering of a mine Also referred to as Drift, Shaft, or Portal
An opening driven horizontally into the side of a mountain or hill for providing access to a mineral deposit
a nearly horizontal passage from the surface in a mine
horizontal tunnel giving access to underground workings
- an entrance to a mine, usually a horizontal entrance rather than a vertical one
An opening driven horizontally into the side of a mountain or hill for providing access to a mineral deposit Strictly speaking, an adit is open to the atmosphere at one end, a tunnel at both ends
A horizontal passage driven from the surface to work a mine or vein (A tunnel, for example, would be a passage driven to the opposite side of a hill or mountain)
A horizontal mine opening, open to the surface at one end
A nearly horizontal passage from the surface by which a mine is entered and dewatered A blind horizontal opening into a mountain, with only one entrance
Horizontal entrance to a mine slightly inclined to allow drainage of mine
The entrance to horizontal tunnels driven into a hill side to gain access to the mineral deposits is termed an adit
A surface opening to an underground mine
The entrance to a mine; if driven into the earth vertically, or on a steep incline, the adit is called a "shaft"; if driven horizontally, it is called a "tunnel "
Specifically: The nearly horizontal opening by which a mine is entered, or by which water and ores are carried away; called also drift and tunnel
{i} entrance (especially horizontal passage into mine)
Admission; approach; access
An entrance or passage
adits
plural of adit
adit

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    [ 'a-d&t ] (noun.) 1602. From Latin aditus ‘entrance, access’, from ad + itus.

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