adit

  • 1 Adit — Ad it, n. [L. aditus, fr. adire, ?aitum, to go to; ad + ire to go.] 1. An entrance or passage. Specifically: The nearly horizontal opening by which a mine is entered, or by which water and ores are carried away; called also {drift} and {tunnel}.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 adit — index access (right of way), entrance, entry (entrance) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 adit — (n.) entrance, c.1600, from L. aditus approach, entrance, a going to or drawing near, from pp. stem of adire to approach, from ad to (see AD (Cf. ad )) + ire to go, from PIE root *ei to go (see ION (Cf …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 4 adit — [ad′it] n. [L aditus, pp. of adire, to approach < ad , to + ire, to go: see EXIT] an approach or entrance; specif., an almost horizontal passageway into a mine …

    English World dictionary

  • 5 Adit — Gated entrance of an abandoned adit near Medford, Oregon, USA …

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  • 6 ADIT — Agence pour la diffusion de l information technologique L Agence pour la diffusion de l information technologique, couramment abrégée par l acronyme Adit, est une entreprise publique française d intelligence économique et stratégique, créée en… …

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  • 7 Adit — Agence pour la diffusion de l information technologique L Agence pour la diffusion de l information technologique, couramment abrégée par l acronyme Adit, est une entreprise publique française d intelligence économique et stratégique, créée en… …

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  • 8 Adit — Aditya Putra Wijaya (conocido artísticamente como Adit, nacido en Semarang, en Java Central, el 3 de noviembre de 1984) es un cantante indonesio, uno de los finalistas de la competencia de canto Indosiar Fantasy Academia (AFI) , de la segunda… …

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  • 9 adit — /ad it/, n. 1. an entrance or a passage. 2. Also called entry. Mining. a nearly horizontal passage leading into a mine. 3. an approach or access. [1595 1605; < L aditus an approach, equiv. to ad AD + i (s. of ire to go) + tus suffix of v. action] …

    Universalium

  • 10 adit — noun /ˈædɪt/ A horizontal or nearly horizontal passage from the surface into a mine as contrasted to a shaft which is a vertical entry passage. An adit may be used for ventilation, haulage, drainage, or other purposes. The Old Mine is currently… …

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  • 11 adit — noun Etymology: Latin aditus approach, from adire to go to, from ad + ire to go more at issue Date: 1602 a nearly horizontal passage from the surface in a mine …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 12 adit — Synonyms and related words: access, admission, admittance, air lock, approach, channel, conduit, corridor, course, ditch, duct, egress, entrance, entranceway, entree, entry, entryway, exit, gangplank, gangway, hall, in, ingress, inlet, intake,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 13 ADIT — Analog Digital Integration Translator …

    Acronyms

  • 14 ADIT — Analog Digital Integration Translator …

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  • 15 adit — ad·it || ædɪt n. entrance (especially horizontal passage into mine) …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 16 adit — [ adɪt] noun an access or drainage passage leading horizontally into a mine. Origin C17: from L. aditus approach, entrance …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 17 adit — ad·it …

    English syllables

  • 18 adit — ad•it [[t]ˈæd ɪt[/t]] n. min a nearly horizontal passage leading into a mine • Etymology: 1595–1605; < L aditus an approach …

    From formal English to slang

  • 19 adit — /ˈædət/ (say aduht) noun 1. an entrance or a passage. 2. Mining a horizontal or nearly horizontal passage leading into a mine used as an entrance or for drainage or ventilation. 3. access. {Latin aditus approach} …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 20 adit —   n. entrance, especially horizontal passage into mine …

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