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- A sudden escape of gas from coal or associated strata into mine workings. See also: outburst
- A large outcrop of ore, commonly of low grade. Nelson
- To lift: said of a floor that lifts owing to pressure from gas or strata. Mason
- In blasting, a shot that blows part of the unfired explosive out of the hole. See also: blown-out shot
- To fire shots. Mason
Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms
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