headframe

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Schematic of headframe
1. hoist
2. cable
3. wheel
4. sheer
5. false edge
6. hoistroom
7. mineshaft
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Etymology[edit]

head +‎ frame

Noun[edit]

headframe (plural headframes)

  1. (mining) the structure supporting machinery above the entrance to an underground mineshaft.

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