Translation of pithead in Spanish:


bocamina, n.

Pronunciation /ˈpɪthɛd/


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    (en una mina de carbón) bocamina feminine
    pithead ballot votación llevada a cabo a la salida de la mina
    • Gear later said that their genesis probably lay in the towering pitheads, woods and girders of his industrial childhood.
    • Alongside the headgear at the pithead stood the colliery manager's house.
    • Basic improvements, like the provision of baths at every single pithead in the country, were made - but miners had to wait until nationalisation after the Second World War to see them.
    • There was Mr Fox and his trucks carting coal from the pitheads and they were held not to be in the coalmining industry.
    • But the men who labour far below the last remaining pitheads of Yorkshire are not fuelling the power stations any more.