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1) adit. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...adit, (ad´it) (KEY) , in mining, underground passage excavated nearly horizontally, with one end open to the earth's surface, usually used to service a mine. The...

2) adit. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...An almost horizontal entrance to a mine. Latin aditus, access, from past participle of adre, to approach : ad-, ad- + re, to go; see ei- in Appendix I....

3) 350. Conduit. Mawson, C.O. Sylvester. 1922. Roget s International Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases
...[local Can.], bito [dial., U. S.]; acequia [Sp. Amer.], acequiador [Sp. Amer.], arroyo; adit, aqueduct, canal, trough, gutter, pantile; flume, dike, main; gully,...

4) 627. Method. Mawson, C.O. Sylvester. 1922. Roget s International Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases
...gangway; drawbridge. pass, ford, ferry, tunnel; pipe [See Opening]. MEANS OF ACCESS, adit, entrance, approach, passage, cloister, covered way, lobby, corridor, aisle;...

5) 260. Opening. Mawson, C.O. Sylvester. 1922. Roget s International Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases
...ajutage or adjutage; ostium; smokestack; chimney, flue, tap, funnel. TUNNEL, mine, pit, adit, drift, shaft; gallery. ALLEY, lane, mall, aisle, glade, vista. BORE,...

6) The Saying of Orphens by Seneca, the younger. Heathcote William Garrod, comp. 1912. The Oxford Book of Latin Verse
...residens uenit: aut si qua aera peruolat, 15 auditis uaga cantibus ales deficiens cadit; abrumpit scopulos Athos Centauros obiter ferens, et iuxta Rhodope stetit...

7) Smell and Taste. Bitters and Stenches. Burke, Edmund. 1909-14. On the Sublime and Beautiful. The Harvard Classics
...that prophetic forest: At rex sollicitus monstris oracula Fauni Fatidici genitoris adit, lucosque sub alta Consulit Albunea, nemorum quć maxima sacro Fonte sonat;...

8) From the Golden to the Iron Age by Germanicus Caesar. Heathcote William Garrod, comp. 1912. The Oxford Book of Latin Verse
...descendens montibus ore uelato tristisque genas abscondita rica, nulliusque larem, nullos adit illa penatis. tantum cum trepidum uulgus coetusque notauit 30 increpat...

9) Attis by Caius Valerius Catullus. Heathcote William Garrod, comp. 1912. The Oxford Book of Latin Verse
...trepidantibus ululat, leue tympanum remugit, caua cymbala recrepant, Uiridem citus adit Idam properante pede chorus. 30 furibunda simul anhelans uaga uadit animam...

10) The World's Conquerors by Lucretius. Heathcote William Garrod, comp. 1912. The Oxford Book of Latin Verse
...quid denique obesset propter Atlanteum litus pelageque sonora, 35 quo neque noster adit quisquam nec barbarus audet? cetera de genere hoc quae sunt portenta perempta,...

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