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pithead
Pronunciation: /ˈpɪthɛd/

Translation of pithead in Spanish:

noun

  • (en una mina de carbón)
    pithead ballot
    (votación llevada a cabo a la salida de la mina)
    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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