Translation of pithead in Spanish:

pithead

Pronunciation: /ˈpɪthed/

noun/nombre

  • bocamina (feminine) ([ en una mina de carbón ]) pithead ballot[ votación llevada a cabo a la salida de la mina ]
    More example sentences
    • Alongside the headgear at the pithead stood the colliery manager's house.
    • But the men who labour far below the last remaining pitheads of Yorkshire are not fuelling the power stations any more.
    • Gear later said that their genesis probably lay in the towering pitheads, woods and girders of his industrial childhood.

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