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shot-firer Line breaks: shot-firer

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Definition of shot-firer in English:


A person who fires a blasting charge, for example in mining.
Example sentences
  • Here it was within the shot-firer's employment to fire the shot electrically, but he did it without due care and in breach of the regulation.
  • Nick Taylor is a shot-firer and explosives supervisor with quarrying company, Tarmac Central.
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